Synopsis: Nisi and Mickey are girlfriends who work as waitresses. To get the necessary money for opening their dream restaurant they fly to California to audition for a music video. There Nisi is asked by the nephew of Mr.Blakemore's (who is video director) to act for a week as granddaughter of Lily, Mr.Blakemores one true love, whom he lost long ago and couldn't pursue because she was his family's housekeeper. They revive Blakemore's interest for life, and he teaches them to be "Black American Princesses" in return.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Robert Townsend
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min


All right, y'all, you're jammin' with Dr. D...

on the number one station in Decatur,


I want to see y'all down at my club...

the Gold Tooth...

the place to be on Saturday night

with Dr. D.

Coming up next, we're going to give you...

the 411 from MTV vj Idalis,

so stay where you're at.

Why did you have to burn my toast, baby?

Now, you know you said

you wanted everything well-done.

And you know I didn't.

All right there, Nate.

Girl, don't pay him no mind.

He think he dolomite.

What's good on the menu?


There you go, Nate.

Just the way you like it.

Hey, Georgia, this is Idalis from MTV...

with a hot tip from you Southern gals.

Heavy D is looking for one special girl

who can dance...

has a great spirit, and loves to travel...

to be the video dance girl of the world

for his new video.

And get this, the lucky winner gets

$10,000 in cash.

You heard that right.

Auditions are this week in L. A...

So get a pen and paper...


You're daydreaming again.

No, no, no, I was taking their order.

Uh-uh. It's my second time

I done told you.

I'm taking $10 out of your doggone pay.

Ohh, Mr. Johnson!



I don't want to hear nothing, Nisi.

Not another word, another phrase,

another syllable.

Hey! Shut up!

I'm the captain of this doggone ship.

If it's too hot in the kitchen, Nisi, leave.

If the shoe fit, wear it.

If it too tight, take it off!

I can't believe Ali and James

stand us up again.

I'm through with them, girl.

Now, you see what I mean?

I ain't got nothing to lose.

What you mean you ain't got

nothing to lose?

You talking about

using all the money we have...

to go to some audition in California.

Nisi, you ain't even a dancer.

I am a dancer,

and I'll be dancin' my butt off...

for some $10,000.

Now, if I get this job, Mick...

we're going to have

more than enough money...

for the salon and the restaurant.

You ain't using our life savings...

to go to California on

some maybe mission.

Your life is right here.

We don't deserve this.

We deserve the best.

That's why you got me.

And you... You got me.

Aw, come on, baby, I'm sorry I'm late...

but, you know, sometimes

businessmen stuff can't wait.

Well, you can just keep your '"Sorry'"...

because you're a sorry excuse

for a boyfriend.

Hold on, hold on, hold on now.

You ain't know why we late, girl.

I don't know that y'all couldn't show up

here on time...

to walk us home from work.

We've been checking out

this classic 1935 Ford...

Eric's grandfather's selling.

That's right, and he's gonna sell it to us...

half the price.

If he was giving it away,

it still wouldn't matter.

Y'all ain't got no jobs.

We've been thinking about

putting applications in...

for the last month, baby...

but, you know,

the buses don't run everywhere.

But, look here, we're gonna buy the car...

and we're gonna start our own...

page-a-cab luxury cab company.

Oh, no. Come on, Mick.


Hey, come on, come on.

Nisi, why you act like that?

Ali, I guess I'm tired...

of hearing about all your pipe dreams.

If you really cared about me...

you would get rid of that tired perm...

I've been telling you about forever.

Oh, I don't cut my hair!

I ain't cutting the hair, no.

If anything, I'm gonna bring

the perm back.

I was so mad, I just walked out.

And he said that was his cousin?

That's what he said.

Bopping around here with that

cracked up perm he got.

You know he's wrong.

Girl, why won't he let you cut his hair?

I don't know. I've been trying forever.

Now, I'm a hairdresser, right?

And my man walking around here...

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