Be Cool

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  114 min.
Release Date: March 4, 2005
DVD: June 7, 2005

Current rating: Rating: 3.58
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Cast: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer, André Benjamin, Steven Tyler, Christina Milian, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito, Dwayne Johnson, Robert Pastorelli

Synopsis

In this sequel to Get Shorty, Chili Palmer (John Travolta) becomes a different kind of "hit" man - he abandons the movie industry to bring his wiseguy skills and negotiation tactics to the music business.

When a friend is offed while they're at lunch, Chili takes the opportunity to visit the guy's wife, Edie (Uma Thurman), and pitch himself as her new business partner at an independent record label. With a promising young pop star-in-training as his protégé (Christina Milian), Chili has to juggle her faux-urban manager (Vince Vaughn), his gay, wannabe-actor bodyguard (The Rock), Russian mobsters, and an eloquent gangsta music producer (Cedric the Entertainer) to save the label and land a hit - and keep from getting popped himself.

Director: F. Gary Gray
Studio: MGM Pictures
Producer(s): Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, David Nicksay
Screenplay: Peter Steinfeld
Official Site: www.becoolmovie.com

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