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Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

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As a child, rj stevens was the awkward brunt of numerous jokes. Now, rj is a successful talk-show host who dispenses advice to millions. When his parents ask him to come back home for their anniversary, rj vows to show everyone how much he has changed. Unfortunately, his plans are no match for his southern relatives


Studio Universal
SKU 207938746
UPC 025195015875
UPC 14 00025195015875
Format DVD
Release Date 9/1/2015
Rating Rating
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
Cast & Crew
Brooke Lyons - Actor
Cedric the Entertainer - Actor
Damani Roberts - Actor
David Newman - Original Music By
Gary Baugh - Art Director
George Bowers - Editor
Greg Gardiner - Cinematographer
James Earl Jones - Actor
Joy Bryant - Actor
Louis C.K. - Actor
Malcolm D. Lee - Director
Malcolm D. Lee - Writer
Malcolm D. Lee - Executive Producer
Margaret Avery - Actor
Martin Lawrence - Actor
Michael Clarke Duncan - Actor
Mike Epps - Actor
Mo'Nique - Actor
Nicole Ari Parker - Actor
Paul Millspaugh - Editor
Scott Stuber - Producer
William A. Elliott - Production Designer
Review Funny, inviting, and just a wee bit over the top, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins is a delightful surprise. It offers up an amazing cast, a consistent level of laughs, and enough homespun heart to get us over the calculated, cartoonish bits. With its combination of seasoned stand-ups, accomplished actors, and languid local color, writer/director Malcolm Lee has crafted a warm and wicked dysfunctional hoedown. Keeping such high profile personalities as Mo'Nique and Cedric in check, while giving ample time to supporting players like Duncan, should earn this filmmaker some level of kudos. But Lee takes it one step further, merging several levels of talent into an enjoyable amalgamation of the nostalgic, the nutty, and the nasty...It's safe to say that Lawrence has never been better, holding down the center of the film with his little-man-lost performance. Even when going toe-to-toe with Jones and Avery, he's excellent. Similarly, the muscled Duncan is as strong as he is sensitive, his local sheriff character never taking kindly to having his kids called fat. As for the rapid fire riffers, our big and beautiful diva Mo matches the debonair and dapper Entertainer one-liner for one-liner. But it's Epps that singlehandedly steals the film. Every time he's on screen, his stream of consciousness comebacks and dead-on pop culture comparisons are guaranteed side splitters.
Reviewer Bill Gibron
ReviewRating 8
DVD, Widescreen, English, Spanish, French, Dolby, Dolby Digital (5.1)
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
Kyle Smith, New York Post ...skillfully paced and big-hearted, with a sharp cast of comics that makes the most of a sunny script.
Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV Totally hilarious!
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