I Was Gonna Make It


Even if you can't say it, you gotta see it! Did you know Edit. Trivia Eddie Murphy came up with the original idea and the title for the film during a conversation with Keenen Ivory Wayans. Wayans asked Murphy's permission to use the idea. Goofs The extra that walks past Slade and the reporter passes a few seconds later, in the same direction, when Jack introduces himself to Slade.

Quotes Hammer : How may I help you sir? Hammer : One rib Hey check this out, why don't you let me get a sip for fifteen cents Hammer : [Pissed] My I Was Gonna Make It cost more than fifteen cents! I must find Slade. They've already gone. Wilson Performed by The Gap Band. User reviews 67 Review. Top review. I really feel sorry for those who don't "get" this movie. I believe that it I Was Gonna Make It the best of the parody genre, I've ever seen.

I stoically believe in my critique because I've seen every movie that "Sucka" parodied. I grew up watching blaxploitation films. They were being cranked out at blinding speed at that time, and the highlight of my circle of friends, was planning our Friday nights around the premieres and plotting which "superfine" guy with the biggest Afro would take us out.

I was in junior high school and life was good. Fast-forward I Was Gonna Make It years to I saw this film for the first time in the year of its releasewhere my memories were jumpstarted and slapped into a frenzy of flashbacks. Recalling particular scenes of movies that at the tender age of 14 I had taken seriously, and now saw how funny and ridiculous they were. Wayans spoofery of those films along with the then-timely use of 'truck jewelry' as an inciting incident in this film was much too much for me to take.

I laughed till I had to take a puff from my inhaler and I don't even have asthma! I'm sure this film will seem funny to those who never experienced the blaxploitation scene from its inception. But for those who did, you will laugh yo'ass off, you jive-turkey,you! A recent viewing of this film gave me the idea to have what we call '70's parties. We now dress up twice a year with all the Afro wigs, white lipstick, and crocheted mini's we can find.

We have a blast and quote some of the worst dialogue ever written. Who says movies aren't inspirational? Details Edit. Release date January 11, United States. United States. I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka. Box office Edit. Technical specs Edit. December 21, Retrieved June 21, Authority control MusicBrainz release group. Hidden categories: Articles with short description Short description is different from Wikidata Articles with hAudio microformats Album articles lacking alt text for covers Album chart usages for Australia Album chart I Was Gonna Make It for Austria Album chart usages for Netherlands Album chart usages for Germany4 Album chart usages for New Zealand Album chart usages for Sweden Album chart usages for Switzerland Album chart usages for UK2 Articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers.

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Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn;t that long ago we were swept away by the Macarena.

My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already. Before you marry a person, you should at least make them use a computer with a slow internet connection to find out who they really are. The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The I Was Gonna Make It who invented the other three, he was a genius.

The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D. There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness. To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done.

And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States. Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? Life begins at 40 — but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. Facebook just sounds like a drag, in my day seeing pictures of peoples vacations was considered a punishment.

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party. Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.

But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers.

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