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Gospel-minded playwright David E. Talbert produces, writes, and directs this urban crime comedy concerning a pair of criminals who take a group of church parishioners hostage while attempting to rob the holy house, only to find their captives slowly convincing them to repent and give up their lawless lifestyles. Durell (Ice Cube) and LeeJohn (Tracy Morgan) are two best friends with a special knack for petty crime. Upset at discovering that his ex-girlfriend is planning to move out of state with the couple's young son, Durell knows that the only way to keep his fractured family in close proximity to one another is to raise the 17,000 dollars needed to pay off her growing debt. In order to get the money before his ex decides to make the big move, the desperate Durell enlists the aid of his scheming best buddy to rob their neighborhood church. But someone has beaten Durell and LeeJohn to the punch, and if they ever hope to get their hands on that quick cash, this bumbling pair will first have to spend an entire night in the presence of not just the almighty lord, but some of his most fervent followers as well. Katt Williams, Keith David, Regina Hall, and Chi Mcbride co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:January 11, 2008

Cast

Ice Cube
as Durell Washington
Katt Williams
as Rickey
Tracy Morgan
as LeeJohn Jackson
Loretta Devine
as Sister Doris
Michael Beach
as Deacon Randy
Keith David
as Judge B. Bennet Galloway
Regina Hall
as Omunique
Malinda Williams
as Tianna Mitchell
Chi McBride
as Pastor Arthur Mitchell
Olivia Cole
Clifton Powell
as Officer Eddie King
Nicholas Turturro
as Office D'Agostino
Red Grant
as Harold
C.J. Sanders
as Durell Jr.
Arjay Smith
as Preston
Kim Staunton
as Public Defender
Sterling D. Ardrey
as Timmy
Gerry Black
as Mr. Wally
Joy Brunson
as Choir Member 2
P.J. Byrne
as Assistant D.A.
Paul Campbell
as Blahka
Melanie Comarcho
as Waitress
Bashirrah Creswell
as Choir Member 3
Antwone Dickey
as Pirate
Starletta DuPois
as Grandmother
Patricia Mikel
as Sister Baker
Aya Nagasaki
as Massage Attendant
Reynaldo Rey
as Soul Joe
Martell Robinson
as Moredecai
Marietta Sirleaf
as Roberta
Kurt Carr
as Choir Band
Sheryl Harper
as Choir Band
Jackie Brown
as Choir
Kesha Ealy
as Choir
Janet Fuller
as Choir
Chara Hammonds
as Choir
Melody Hess
as Choir
Shanika Leeks
as Choir
Mark Jeffrey Miller
as Choir
James Neuble
as Choir
Aseneth Parker
as Choir
Kecia Sanders
as Choir
Koda Turner
as Choir
Rodney Washington
as Choir
Otha White
as Choir
Rachel Whitlow
as Choir
Linda Willis
as Choir
Brandon Winbush
as Choir
Rickey Smiley

Crew

David E. Talbert
Director
David E. Talbert
Producer
Julie Yorn
Producer
Matt Alvarez
Producer
David McIlvain
Producer
Tim Story
Producer
Ice Cube
Producer
David E. Talbert
Screenwriter
Alan Caso
Cinematographer
Spring Aspers
Musical Direction/Supervision
Stanley Clarke
Composer (Music Score)
Dina Lipton
Production Designer
Robert Strohmaier
Art Director
Trae Ireland
Associate Producer
Jessica McCullagh
Associate Producer
Julie Yorn
Executive Producer
Neil Machlis
Executive Producer
Ronald G. Muhammad
Executive Producer
Stacy Kolker Cramer
Executive Producer
Bo Johnson
Set Designer
Viva Wang
Set Designer
Gersha Phillips
Costume Designer
Halina Siwolop
Set Decorator
Walter Anderson
Sound/Sound Designer
Alan B. Curtiss
First Assistant Director
Kim Taylor Coleman
Casting
Zoic Studios
Visual Effects
Rocco Passionino
Visual Effects Supervisor
Timothy Record
Production Assistant
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