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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When the neighbors see him setting up his stereo system and mistakenly assume he's stealing it, they call the cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When the neighbors see him setting up his stereo system and mistakenly assume he's stealing it, they call the cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity allegedly ensues.]]


The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors see him setting up his stereo system and mistakenly assume he's stealing it, they call the cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some the neighbors see him setting up his stereo system and mistakenly assume he's stealing it, they call the cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]


The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors see him setting up his stereo system and mistakenly assume he's robbing it, they call the cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors see him setting up his stereo system and mistakenly assume he's robbing stealing it, they call the cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]


--> '''Andrew Sterling:''' Gangsters? Outlaws? You're a nickel-and-dime criminal, a petty crook. And you to figure out very quickly where it is you think your going. Because let me tell you, white boy, you are definitely headed in the wrong direction. I've had enough of this. I'm going home.

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--> '''Andrew Sterling:''' Gangsters? Outlaws? You're a nickel-and-dime criminal, a petty crook. And you to figure out very quickly where it is you think your you're going. Because let me tell you, white boy, you are definitely headed in the wrong direction. I've had enough of this. I'm going home.


** To which Amos retorts
--> '''Amos Odell:''' Oh, yeah? What about you? You think the whole world is against you because you're black. Something don't go your way, it's because you're black. They're out of beer at the supermarket, it's because you're black. It rains and you get wet, it's because you're a black man. You saw for yourself there ain't no conspiracy here, no plot to get you off the island, nobody trying to assassinate you. That's all just as crazy thinking that everybody with black skin is your brother.
--> '''Andrew Sterling:''' What do you know about black skin?
--> '''Amos Odell:''' I know for all your talk, you're about the [[TheWhitestBlackGuy whitest damn black man]] I ever met. (cue fight between the two)

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** To which Amos retorts
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'''Amos Odell:''' Oh, yeah? What about you? You think the whole world is against you because you're black. Something don't go your way, it's because you're black. They're out of beer at the supermarket, it's because you're black. It rains and you get wet, it's because you're a black man. You saw for yourself there ain't no conspiracy here, no plot to get you off the island, nobody trying to assassinate you. That's all just as crazy thinking that everybody with black skin is your brother.
--> ---> '''Andrew Sterling:''' What do you know about black skin?
--> ---> '''Amos Odell:''' I know for all your talk, you're about the [[TheWhitestBlackGuy whitest damn black man]] I ever met. (cue ''(cue fight between the two)two)''


The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a see him setting up his stereo system (instead of setting it up), and mistakenly assume he's robbing it, they call the cops on him and cops, who (non-lethally) open fire when he walks out to shut off his car alarm just as they shoot him up.arrive. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]


The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Police Chief Cecil Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]


The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Toliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Toliver Tolliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]


* ComicallyMissingThePoint:
** When Andrew talks about his accomplishments to Amos:

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ComicallyMissingThePoint: When Andrew talks about his accomplishments to Amos:


The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Toliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

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The film centers around African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson), who buys a vacation house on an otherwise all-white island. When some neighbors mistakenly think he's stealing a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Toliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]


* TitleDrop: Amos says "Look. I'm not holding you hostage anymore, okay? But you got to know, we're in this together now, right? You and me. Amos and Andrew. Let's go."

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* TitleDrop: Amos says "Look. I'm not holding you hostage anymore, okay? But you got to know, we're in this together now, right? You and me. Amos and Andrew. Let's go.""

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''Amos & Andrew'' is a 1993 comedy film written and directed by E. Max Frye and starring Creator/NicolasCage and Creator/SamuelLJackson.

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''Amos & Andrew'' is a 1993 comedy film written and directed by E. Max Frye and Frye, starring Creator/NicolasCage and Creator/SamuelLJackson.


''Amos & Andrew'' is a 1993 comedy film written and directed by E. Max Frye and starring Creator/NicolasCage and Creator/SamuelLJackson. The film centers around an African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson) who buys a house at an all-white island and when he's mistaken by some neighbors thinking he was stealing the stereo (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Toliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by having prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

Despite the similar title, the film has nothing to do with the old radio and TV show ''Amos 'N' Andy''.

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''Amos & Andrew'' is a 1993 comedy film written and directed by E. Max Frye and starring Creator/NicolasCage and Creator/SamuelLJackson.

The film centers around an African-American playwright Andrew Sterling (Jackson) (Jackson), who buys a house at on an otherwise all-white island and when he's mistaken by island. When some neighbors thinking he was mistakenly think he's stealing the a stereo system (instead of setting it up), they call the cops on him and they shoot him up. Realizing their mistake, Chief Cecil Toliver (Creator/DabneyColeman) plans a cover-up over this embarrassing snafu by having employing prisoner Amos Odell (Cage) to pretend he's taken Sterling hostage. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensues.]]

Despite the similar title, the film has nothing to do with the old radio and TV show ''Amos 'N' 'n' Andy''.



* SkewedPriorities: While being one of the hostages, Phil Gillman is concerned with the fact his surname was written with just one 'l' at the interview tape's label.


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* SkewedPriorities: While being one of the hostages, Phil Gillman is concerned with the fact his surname was written with just one 'l' at the interview tape's label.

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Despite the similar title, the film has nothing to do with the old radio and TV show ''Amos 'N' Andy''.


--> '''Amos Odell:''' I know for all your talk, you're about the whitest damn black man I ever met. (cue fight between the two)

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--> '''Amos Odell:''' I know for all your talk, you're about the [[TheWhitestBlackGuy whitest damn black man man]] I ever met. (cue fight between the two)



* TitleDrop: Amos says "Look. I'm not holding you hostage anymore, okay? But you got to know, we're in this together now, right? You and me. Amos and Andrew. Let's go."
* TheWhitestBlackGuy: Amos says Andrew is this in his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech retort.

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* TitleDrop: Amos says "Look. I'm not holding you hostage anymore, okay? But you got to know, we're in this together now, right? You and me. Amos and Andrew. Let's go."
* TheWhitestBlackGuy: Amos says Andrew is this in his TheReasonYouSuckSpeech retort.
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