King's Ransom

Synopsis: Malcolm King is a wealthy and arrogant businessman whose ex-wife to be has plans to take him for everything he's worth in their divorce settlement. Determined to avoid losing his fortune to her, Malcolm plans his own kidnapping with the help of his dim-witted mistress and her ex-con brother. Unfortunately for Malcolm, he is not the only one with a kidnapping plot.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director(s): Jeffrey W. Byrd
Production: WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES
  1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
4.2
Metacritic:
11
Rotten Tomatoes:
2%
PG-13
Year:
2005
95 min
$3,998,889
Website
33 Views

Wake up, Chicago.

This is your morning man...

getting you up

and on your way...

at 8:
10 in the A.M.

on WPJW, 98.5

Now listen up.

Do you need some money?

Well, you just might win it

with the lottery.

lt's up to $7 1 million.

Tell you something--

l got my ticket. How about you?

On the serious tip--

you heard about Mark Wilson...

the little 10-year-old boy

that was kidnapped?

Well, we've got no news yet...

but when we know something,

you'll know something.

Updates coming later on at noon.

So keep it right here

on WPJW, 98.5.

Damn, l'm pretty.

Malcolm King's office.

Ha ha ha ha!

Miss Gladys...

l'm pulling into the office

in two minutes, all right?

Have my messages

and my coffee ready!

Malcolm,

turn that music down!

No, l'm not gonna

turn down my music!

Miss Gladys, this is my song!

Malcolm--

Mr. King, sir.

How are we feeling today, sir?

Rich. Hey, Andre,

Benz is a little dusty, man.

Wash it for me.

Your car is

in perfectly good hands.

Make sure you don't scratch it.

Jackass.

-Hey, Mr. King.

-Yes, that's me.

King Enterprises Limited.

Please hold.

Mr. King--

Hey, Charles.

Give me a half hour, OK?

OK.

Good morning, Mr. King.

Hey, how's my poor little

rich girl today?

Tell me, how does it feel...

to have to work

for a living now, huh?

Mr. King, working here

isn't like working at all!

Ladies.

Good morning, ladies.

Jackass.

l have some feedback

from the photo shoot today.

OK, one minute. One minute.

Two words--bikini wax.

Looked like you had a midget

holding a fistful of twigs.

-He's not talking about me.

-Oh!

Morning, Miss Gladys.

Morning, Malcolm.

Mmm. Thank you.

Miss Gladys...

l need you to transfer 1 35,000

to my personal account.

l'm taking delivery

of that Ferrari today.

What did l tell you, Malcolm?

No way.

But it's my money!

And it's because of me

keeping my eye on it...

that you have any left.

You're just gonna have to drive

one of your other five cars.

Here are your messages.

Thank you.

Oh. Peaches,

who's on line two?

Peaches?

Peaches, who is on line two?

-Pea--

-Ange, l forget.

Oh! Great. They hung up.

So, nothing

from Andrew Ross, huh?

Ahem. No.

Damn it.

Look, if we don't close

this deal now...

l'm gonna have to wait

another six weeks.

He's about to go on

this stupid hot-air balloon...

around-the-world expedition.

You know, white folks is crazy.

But their money is sane.

Whoo! Their money is sane.

You are about to give

a big old party...

celebrating the tenth

anniversary of your company.

Why would you want to sell it

off to some spoiled rich kid...

looking to cash in

on what you've built?

Because

that spoiled rich kid...

is about to give me

25 million for my company...

so you damn well better

start warming up to him.

''Damn well''?!

What did l tell you

about your mouth, boy?

You know l don't like

no cussin' up in here.

Cuss again,

l'll hit you upside your head.

-Mm-hmm.

-Oh.

Your wife's lawyer agreed

to have the meeting...

in the conference room

here tomorrow.

So...you finally decided

to divorce the bitch, huh?

The bitch...is history.

Ow! What?!

What did l tell you

about your mouth?

But you just said

the same thing, Miss Gladys!

Well, if l jump off a bridge,

you gonna jump off one, too?

lt's not going so good

with Peaches, huh?

Ohh...

lf this were a strip club

or an airhead convention.

The last time l checked,

we were a marketing firm.

This is a place of business.

We got work to do.

Angela, all God's children

deserve a chance.

Her dumb ass deserves the boot!

OK, that's not nice.

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