Whiteboyz (1999)

With dreams of becoming gangsta rappers, white-bread Iowa boy Flip (Danny Hoch) and his pals (Mark Webber and Dash Mihok) adopt all the style of urban hip-hoppers -- and the townsfolk think they're plain crazy. When Khalid (Eugene Byrd)… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 10, 1999
DVD Release Date: January 11, 2005
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Lisa Nesselson

Many scenes of confrontation play like heavy-handed, uncomfortably forced improv.

Michael Dequina

Or, Pretty Fly for a White Guy: The Movie.

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Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine

The fish-out-of-water scenario is frequently hilarious, and the linguistic prowess of the actors is impressive.

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Nathan Rabin
AV Club

A one-joke film in desperate denial and a terrible vehicle for Hoch.

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Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

...a woefully unfunny rap-oriented satire that's about as amusing as a carjacking...[a] tired and baseless culture comedy

Stephen Farber

Danny Hoch gives a shrewd performance as a rapping misfit.

Eric Monder
Film Journal International

Nothing new or progressive here.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Whiteboys is almost as short on substance as its poseur protagonists

Greg Muskewitz

Many of the characters are neglected, even though most are not of much importance, but that's because Hoch and company don't take any time to add the correct amount of realism to it.

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