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The Queens of Comedy

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Overview

The full-frame transfer for The Queens of Comedy works well enough in presenting the concert film, but it contains nothing spectacular. The visual quality resembles a basic television comedy special, and while it includes no major defects, the colors lack any special qualities. The footage of the queens strolling through Memphis resembles a home video with its amateurish look and bland colors. It does have a certain appeal, and the picture is clear, but it's not much above average. This disc offers a choice ...
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Overview

The full-frame transfer for The Queens of Comedy works well enough in presenting the concert film, but it contains nothing spectacular. The visual quality resembles a basic television comedy special, and while it includes no major defects, the colors lack any special qualities. The footage of the queens strolling through Memphis resembles a home video with its amateurish look and bland colors. It does have a certain appeal, and the picture is clear, but it's not much above average. This disc offers a choice between a 5.1-channel Dolby Digital transfer and a 2.0-channel Dolby Surround track. The differences between the two audio tracks are minimal, and barely discernible without close inspection. This film is composed almost entirely of dialogue from the stand-up routines, so the capabilities of the sound field aren't really utilized. Both tracks provide plenty of clarity to hear all the jokes, and that's enough for this movie. The only significant extra feature on this disc is ten minutes of deleted behind-the-scenes footage. The material includes scenes backstage, at a hair salon, radio show, photo shoot, and during random moments on the streets of Memphis. All four women have a nice connection with each other and display their energetic personalities throughout these moments, but this material is fairly dull, and offers little insight into the backgrounds of the stars. Additional concert footage would be a nice addition. The material included is enjoyable, but it lacks any moments of great interest.
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Special Features

Standard version; Dolby Digital: English 5.1 surround; English Dolby surround; English subtitles; Interactive menus; Scene selection; Bonus scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/27/2001
  • UPC: 097368604841
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Rating:

  • Source: Paramount
  • Region Code: 1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:19:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 31,075

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Adele Givens
Laura Hayes
Mo'Nique
Sommore
Technical Credits
Steve Purcell Director, Co-producer
Walter Latham Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Scene Selection
0. Scene Selection
1. Memphis, Tennessee [2:01]
2. Miss Laura [7:04]
3. Queen Adele [5:29]
4. Housekeeping [:30]
5. Looking Like A Beauty Queen [8:52]
6. Queen Sommore [3:15]
7. A. Schwab [3:12]
8. Queen Mo'nique [14:42]
9. Interstate BBQ [1:42]
10. Keeping A Man Happy [1:41]
11. Truly Queens [11:05]
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Menu

Side #1
Play
Special Features
   Bonus Scenes
   Soundtrack Spot
Set Up
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Funniest show in America

    Has it highs and lows, mostly highs!!!! These women have to be the most talented comics in the world... you will not stop laughing!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    IF THIS MOVIE AIN'T FUNNY I DON'T WHAT IS !!

    ALL THE QUEENS WAS SO FUNNY THAT THEY ALL HAD ME AT CRYING BECAUSE IT WAS SO FUNNY AND HILARIOUS. SO IF YOU HAVE NEVER THE THE MOVE GO TO YOUR LOCAL VIDEO STORE AND GET IT ON DVD OR VHS SO YOU CAN EXPERIENCE WHAT I DID

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This Video is So Funny I Talk About It Everyday Even Though It Came Out 2000!!!!!!!!!!!

    The Queens of Comedy is so good! I love it and i know u will too. How could u not love the four best female stand-up comedians in the world!!!!!! Watch the ladies as they talk about ugly babies, superstars,fat girls, big butts,and men (OFCOURSE)!! If u buy this movie i promise u won't regret it it is funny as hell!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2001

    Hilarious

    This movie was incredibly funny! Not only are these women beautiful, but they have a way of looking at life and relationships that can give anyone a good, hard belly laugh! Each woman brings her own unique presence to the show. Great Film!

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