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Summary A divorced, uptight attorney (Martin) is smitten with a brainy, bombshell barrister he's been chatting with on-line. However, when they finally meet, she (Queen Latifah) turns out to be a prison escapee who's proclaiming her innocence and wants his to help clear her name. In the end, the unlikely pair has the chance to put each other's l...

Directed By: Adam Shankman

Written By: Jason Filardi

Bringing Down the House
Metascore Generally Unfavorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
39
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 27 User Ratings
6.0
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Summary A divorced, uptight attorney (Martin) is smitten with a brainy, bombshell barrister he's been chatting with on-line. However, when they finally meet, she (Queen Latifah) turns out to be a prison escapee who's proclaiming her innocence and wants his to help clear her name. In the end, the unlikely pair has the chance to put each other's l...

Directed By: Adam Shankman

Written By: Jason Filardi

Where to Watch

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
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23% Positive
7 Reviews
45% Mixed
14 Reviews
32% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 31 Critic Reviews
39
23% Positive
7 Reviews
45% Mixed
14 Reviews
32% Negative
10 Reviews

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56% Mixed
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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 27 User Ratings
6.0
33% Positive
9 Ratings
56% Mixed
15 Ratings
11% Negative
3 Ratings

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Production Company Touchstone Pictures, Hyde Park Films, Mandeville Films
Release Date Mar 7, 2003
Duration 1 h 45 m
Rating PG-13
Genres
Tagline Everything he needed to know about life, she learned in prison.
Teen Choice Awards
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations
MTV Movie + TV Awards
3 Nominations
BET Comedy Awards
2 Nominations