Beauty Shop

Synopsis: You thought you'd heard it all in the barbershop, but you haven't heard anything yet - the women get their own chance to shampoo, shine, and speak their minds in Beauty Shop.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Bille Woodruff
Production: MGM/UA
  15 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
105 min

Hotlanta, home of the Hawks,

the Atlanta Stomp,

and that fine-ass Michael Vick!

Michael. If you out there listenin'.

Come on over to WJLM

and touch down

on a sister's backside

Your girl Helen's got an end zone

you wouldn't believe baby!

Holler at your girl!

Call me anytime

Call me if you need

someone to talk to

Call me,

satisfaction guaranteed

- Darnelle, you see my blue sweater?

- Leave me alone.

Darnelle, I know

you be dippin' in my closet

and I'm not going anywhere until...

- Leave me alone.

- You missed.

Hey, Nana.

Look at you!

- Come on, sit down, baby.

- No, thanks. I'm late.

Nana, have you seen

my blue sweater?

I ain't seen it.

- Go ask your mama.

- Mama!

Stop screaming.

I'm back here.

Satisfaction guaranteed

You almost ready, baby girl?

We gotta go.

I can't find my blue sweater.

That's because it's in the truck

where you left it,

where you

pretty much leave everything.

Okay, I guess I'm ready.

You ain't strollin' up in school

with that pimp hat on.

Mom, it's not a pimp hat, it's fashion.

Alicia Keys has the same one.

Well, good for her.

Lose the hat.

Why send me

to a performing arts school

if you're not gonna allow me

to be creative or express myself?


like a contradiction to me.


like a contradiction to me."

Lose the hat and the attitude.

I'll meet you in the car. Go ahead.

- Vanessa!

- Yeah?

Do you think these pants

make my butt look big?

- Yeah, they do.

- Perfect.

Call me if you need

someone to talk to

I'm gonna get the hell out of here.

I'll mess with it at the shop.

- I see my blue sweater.

- Yep.


Told you.

Go ahead, get out.


Fly me some fingers.

- All right, have a good day. Love you.

- Love you, too.

Can't believe it.

She was right.

Hollering with Helen

in the morning

Hotlanta, how y'all is?

Hope y'all feeling somethin' like me

reckon y'all checkin'

my good mood this mornin'.

'cause your girl Helen

is doin' quite well. Thank you very much

See. one of my many mens-es

came through last night

and got crunk with my trunk.

If you know what I'm sayin'

Yeah. He got a sister smilin'

like she just got

a thousand-dollar credit increase

on her gas card

and ready to get pumped!

Y'all know I ain't lyin' to you

Just keepin' it real. For real. For real

Holler at your girl Helen

I'll holler

Don't even worry about it.

I'll get the hair.

You just come on in and we...

Yeah, we'll see you at 10:00.

All right, bye-bye.

No, no, I can't go.

I have my consultation later.

Finally getting those implants.

Dr. Kopelin says it'll take

like a week or so to recover,

Dr. Kopelin says it'll take

like a week or so to recover,

but I'll be so doped up

on Vicodin, who cares?

Okay, I'll talk to you later.

Joanne, Joanne, girl,

I'm telling you, don't do it.

Or you know what? You'll be going

hot and heavy with your boyfriend,

he squeeze too hard,

that thing fly right out your mouth.

Besides, you don't need that, girl.

Do you know why?

- Why?

- Because you are beautiful.

- Oh, my God, Gina! It's amazing.

- Well, you know.

You just have to give me a bottle

of that special conditioner you make.

Hey, you gotta keep that on the low,

because Jorge only likes us

using Jorge products.

Oh, forget about Jorge.

I swear, you're the best thing

that ever happened to him.

Is she now? I thought the best thing

to ever happen to Jorge's was Jorge.

My God, Joanne, you look fantastic.

You look incredible.

So, when you getting the implants?


Jorge, you have a gem

on your hands.

- Gina is a miracle worker.

- Yeah. She's a... worker.

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Kate Lanier

Kate Lanier is an American screenwriter best known for such films as CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, What's Love Got to Do with It, Beauty Shop, Glitter, The Mod Squad and Set It Off. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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