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Rap music star and No Limit Records boss Master P, after a series of successful straight-to-video features and one theatrical release, I Got The Hook-Up, made a bid for wider big-screen success with Foolish, which teamed him with comedian Eddie Griffin. "Fifty Dollah" Waise (Master P) is involved in a crime ring that earns him good money but worries his grandmother (Marla Gibbs), who dotes on him and encourages him to follow a more righteous path. Fifty Dollah's brother "Foolish" (Eddie Griffin) is an aspiring comedian, but his inability to get his career going… More
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"A strange combination of urban melodrama and comedy concert film."
‑ , Variety
"Eddie Griffin buffs have the best reason to check out this amateurish effort: Griffin's profane, sometimes sharply observed stand-up routines take up a big chunk of the movie's total running time."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Pretty much a bad excuse to work in stand-up material courtesy of Griffin, scenes with Andrew Dice Clay, and buxom, naked chicks."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"It's probably more reasonable to evaluate it as an Eddie Griffin concert film."
‑ Russell Smith, Austin Chronicle
"The film loses complete credibility when the audiences at the comedy clubs where Foolish works go wild with delight, way out of proportion to the hilarity of the material. And Foolish is just a little too smug about his artistic integrity."
‑ Anita Gates, New York Times
"Griffin's few sparks onstage are not worth the wait."
‑ Mark Halverson, Sacramento News & Review
"What would inspire someone who cannot write or act to pen and star in a movie?"
‑ Eugene Novikov, Film Blather
"Balancing comedy with drama is tough for the best writers and even tougher for newcomers."
‑ Cheryl DeWolfe, Apollo Guide
"The miserable production values-the cardboard sets rival a Little Rascals talent show-and P's stone-faced delivery are merely amateurish, but as a vanity project for Griffin, Foolish is downright appalling."
‑ Scott Tobias, AV Club
"Simpleminded melodrama about two brothers' conflicting struggles to better their lives. Oops, not only did I describe the story, I just gave the entire story away. Sorry."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"The whole thing has an off-puttingly thrown-together air."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, Film Journal International
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