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A 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story and released by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]]. Starring Music/IceCube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Anthony Anderson, ''Barbershop'' revolves around social life in a barbershop on the South Side of Chicago. The movie also proved to be a star-making vehicle for acting newcomers Eve and Michael Ealy, and was followed by two sequels, a spinoff, and a TV adaptation.

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A 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story Creator/TimStory and released by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]]. Starring Music/IceCube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Anthony Anderson, ''Barbershop'' revolves around social life in a barbershop on the South Side of Chicago. The movie also proved to be a star-making vehicle for acting newcomers Eve and Michael Ealy, and was followed by two sequels, a spinoff, and a TV adaptation.


In 2004, MGM released the sequel, ''Barbershop 2: Back in Business''. All of the original cast returned, but director Tim Story did not. This film was directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. In the same year, Billie Woodruff directed a spin-off film entitled ''Beauty Shop'', with QueenLatifah as the lead (Latifah's character made her debut in ''Barbershop 2''). The film was pushed back from a late summer 2004 release, and finally reached theaters in February 2005.

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In 2004, MGM released the sequel, ''Barbershop 2: Back in Business''. All of the original cast returned, but director Tim Story did not. This film was directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. In the same year, Billie Woodruff directed a spin-off film entitled ''Beauty Shop'', with QueenLatifah Music/QueenLatifah as the lead (Latifah's character made her debut in ''Barbershop 2''). The film was pushed back from a late summer 2004 release, and finally reached theaters in February 2005.


* HonorBeforeReason: J.D. calls Billy out for chasing a guy who owes him $5 when they have a ATM machine loaded with tons of money. Billy tells him it was a principle and J.D. would have done the same thing.

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* HonorBeforeReason: J.D. calls Billy out for chasing a guy who owes him $5 when they have a an ATM machine loaded with tons of money. Billy tells him it was a principle and J.D. would have done the same thing.



* Jerkass: In the second film, Ricky is this to Isaac, going so far as to diss him on television.

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* Jerkass: {{Jerkass}}: Kevin, Terry's boyfriend, who cheats on her. He also antagonizes Dinka and insults Terri.
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In the second film, Ricky is this to Isaac, going so far as to diss him on television.


* HypocriticalHumor: A woman hears about the ATM theft on the radio, she says that "some people are bad at parenting". Then her daughter drove her scooter pass her, she tells her to be careful. Then the daughter enters her brother Billy's room with the ATM machine.
* InspectorJavert: Detective Williams automatically assumes Ricky stole the ATM, due to his criminal history and already had two strikes. He came to the barbershop to get a trim (which Ricky deliberately gave him a bad cut), only to tell Ricky if he finds out he's the culprit he'll personally have him arrested. When officers found the truck used to steal the ATM and belonged to Ricky, he immediately barged into the barbershop to place him under arrest.

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* HypocriticalHumor: HypocriticalHumor:
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A woman hears about the ATM theft on the radio, she says that "some people are bad at parenting". Then when her daughter drove drives her scooter pass past her, she tells her to be careful. Then the daughter enters her brother Billy's room with the ATM machine.
** When Terri is throwing her tantrum over someone drinking her apple juice, Calvin tells her to stop cussing, but seconds later, compares Hennessy to her "funky '''ass''' apple juice".
* InspectorJavert: Detective Williams automatically assumes Ricky stole the ATM, due to his criminal history and already had having two strikes. He came to the barbershop to get a trim (which Ricky deliberately gave him a bad cut), only to tell Ricky if he finds out he's the culprit he'll personally have him arrested. When officers found the truck used to steal the ATM and belonged to Ricky, he immediately barged into the barbershop to place him under arrest.


In 2016, the third film in the series, ''Barbershop: The Next Cut'', was released. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and distributed by MGM and Creator/NewLineCinema, this film brought back Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Anthony Andersen and added Music/NickiMinaj, Common, Regina Hall, and J.B. Smoke among other new cast members.

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In 2016, the third film in the series, ''Barbershop: The Next Cut'', was released. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and distributed by MGM and Creator/NewLineCinema, this film brought back Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Anthony Andersen and added Music/NickiMinaj, Common, Regina Hall, and J.B. Smoke Smoove among other new cast members.



* CassandraTruth: Lamar tells Calvin he will have a job interview later, though Calvin disbelieves him. He comes in anyway to get a haircut but cuts and runs, but later on in the film he returns with money. But Calvin tells him to keep it.

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* CassandraTruth: Lamar tells Calvin he will have a job interview later, though Calvin disbelieves him. He comes in anyway to get a haircut but cuts and runs, but later runs. Later on in the film he returns with money. But money, but Calvin tells him to keep it.



* DutchAngle: Used during the confrontation between Jimmy and Ricky.

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* DutchAngle: Used during the confrontation argument between Jimmy and Ricky.Ricky, and the subsequent discussion about ribs.



-->'''Dinka:''' Something about a monkey coming backů

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-->'''Dinka:''' Something about a monkey coming backůbacků but his ass has too much pressure.



** A few of the workers seem to get fed up with Jimmy.



* Jerkass: In the second film, Ricky is this to Isaac, going so far as to diss him on television.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in the case of Checkers Fred. We know his name is Fred, but he is usually referred to as "Checkers Fred" or "Checkers".

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in the case of Checkers Fred. We know his name is Fred, but he is usually referred to as "Checkers Fred" "Checker Fred", or "Checkers"."Checker".


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*** Monk, his righthand man, also displays this.


* NeverMyFault: Calvin explains to his wife is because of his dad the Barbershop is in debt. But his wife tells him their debt wasn't really that bad until Calvin made it worse with his get-rich-quick schemes. Calvin scoffed at the notion.

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* NeverMyFault: Calvin explains to his wife is because of his dad the Barbershop is in debt. But then his wife tells him their debt wasn't really that bad until Calvin made it worse with his get-rich-quick schemes. Calvin scoffed at the notion.


* NeverMyFault: Calvin explains to his wife is because of his dad the Barbershop is in debt. Then his wife tells him their debt wasn't really that bad until Calvin made it worse with his get-rich-quick schemes. Calvin was offended by her accusation.

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* NeverMyFault: Calvin explains to his wife is because of his dad the Barbershop is in debt. Then But his wife tells him their debt wasn't really that bad until Calvin made it worse with his get-rich-quick schemes. Calvin was offended by her accusation.scoffed at the notion.


* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Eddie of all people gets one in ''Barbershop 2''. During the riots following the assassination of MLK Jr., a looter gets ready to hurl a molotov cocktail at the barbershop. Eddie ''stares him down'' until he hurls it somewhere else instead.

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* DemotedToExtra: In the third movie, Isaac and Jimmy are only on-screen for about five minutes.


* FreezeFrameBonus: During the scene that shows J.D. wheeling the A.T.M. with a dolly, you can catch a quick glimpse of Calvin walking from behind.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: During the scene that shows FatAndSkinny: J.D. and Billy. This is one of the rare moments in which the fat person is the StraightMan of the two.
* FreezeFrameBonus: In the scene where J.D. is
wheeling the A.T.M. with a dolly, ATM, you can catch a quick glimpse of Calvin walking from behind.


* BewareTheNiceOnes: Dinka punches Terri's cheating ex-boyfriend in the face, and also for insulting him moments before.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Dinka punches Terri's cheating ex-boyfriend in the face, face when he won't take a hint, and also for insulting him moments before.


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* CatFight: Offscreen, but Terri beats up the girl her ex-boyfriend was just screwing with.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: During the scene that shows J.D. wheeling the A.T.M. with a dolly, you can catch a quick glimpse of Calvin walking from behind.


A 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story and released by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]]. Starring IceCube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Anthony Anderson, ''Barbershop'' revolves around social life in a barbershop on the South Side of Chicago. The movie also proved to be a star-making vehicle for acting newcomers Eve and Michael Ealy, and was followed by two sequels, a spinoff, and a TV adaptation.

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A 2002 American comedy film directed by Tim Story and released by [[Creator/MetroGoldwynMayer MGM]]. Starring IceCube, Music/IceCube, Cedric the Entertainer, Sean Patrick Thomas, and Anthony Anderson, ''Barbershop'' revolves around social life in a barbershop on the South Side of Chicago. The movie also proved to be a star-making vehicle for acting newcomers Eve and Michael Ealy, and was followed by two sequels, a spinoff, and a TV adaptation.


* CassandraTruth: Lamar tells Calvin he will have a job interview later, though Calvin disbelieves him. He comes in anyway to get a haircut but cuts and runs, but later on in the film he returns with money.

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* CassandraTruth: Lamar tells Calvin he will have a job interview later, though Calvin disbelieves him. He comes in anyway to get a haircut but cuts and runs, but later on in the film he returns with money. But Calvin tells him to keep it.



* InspectorJavert: Detective Williams automatically assumes Ricky stole the ATM, due to his criminal history and already had two strikes. He came to the barbershop to get a trim (which Ricky deliberately gave him a bad cut), only to tell Ricky if he finds out he's the culprit he'll personally have him arrested. When officers found the truck used to steal the ATM and belonged to Ricky, he immediately barged into the barbershop to place him under arrest.



* KickTheDog: J.D. laughs at Ricky for getting arrested for the theft of the ATM machine because J.D. used his car (which was proof enough for a cop that's been harassing and warning Ricky).

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* {{Irony}}: The stolen ATM is brand new and didn't even have any money. Not that J.D. and Billy ever found out.
* KickTheDog: J.D. laughs at Ricky for getting arrested for the theft of the ATM machine because J.D. used his car (which was proof enough for a cop that's been harassing and warning Ricky).Detective William).

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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Apparently some customers don't like Eddie.
-->'''Calvin:''' Just go sit at Eddie's!\\
'''Eddie:''' I'm busy.\\
'''Customer:''' I don't wanna sit at Eddie's!


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* NeverMyFault: Calvin explains to his wife is because of his dad the Barbershop is in debt. Then his wife tells him their debt wasn't really that bad until Calvin made it worse with his get-rich-quick schemes. Calvin was offended by her accusation.

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