Top Five

Top Five

DVD - 2015
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A comedian tries to change his tune and become a serious actor. His fiance eventually convinces him to air their wedding on televison as a reality-TV show.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Paramount, [2015]
ISBN: 9786315872976
Branch Call Number: DVD Top fiv
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Top 5


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Oct 04, 2016

Really a bad move, total crap not even funny! A total waste of time and life!

Jul 11, 2016

Chris Rock wasn't funny in this movie and nor he should've have. decent movie not great.

Feb 11, 2016

Chris Rock is funny and I enjoyed this movie very much.

7duffy Sep 20, 2015

An okay movie. I thought Chris Rock and Rosario Dawson played well off each other and JB Smooth was effective as the childhood friend turned body guard. However, the film as a whole, runs a little flat.

hbrown10011 Sep 13, 2015

Rather satisfying, I should say.

Aug 26, 2015


that's about it..two laughs and a few he he giggles....for all the hype, a HUGE disappointment

DIVANYC Jul 05, 2015

Fan of Chris but not this movie.

If your thing is profanity and derogatory terms, then you will enjoy.

wmfine Jun 22, 2015

it was good!

Jun 11, 2015

Chris Rock overall is not funny to me as a writer,director,actor,nor a stand up comedian.Not surprisingly,that is still the case with his latest celluloid right here.I kind of like what he said on a stage which closes out this celluloid though.I don't know who produced the instrumentals i heard on the soundtrack,but those instrumentals are FIRE period.

May 26, 2015

Ever since I saw him on "SNL" in the early 90s, I've liked Chris Rock and found him funny, although he's struggled to find a film project that highlighted his talents and so he's done a lot of mediocre stuff like the "Grown Ups" movies. With "Top Five," which he also wrote and directed, he's finally hit the mark. He doesn't have a lot of range as an actor, so it's appropriate he's playing, like Louie C.K., a loosely fictionalized version of himself: an actor/comedian whose made a series of dumb cop movies about a gun-totting bear who wants to be taken seriously and so makes a movie about the Haitian slave revolt. The possibility of a self-indulgent vanity project is high and, yes, Rock casts two beautiful actresses (Rosario Dawson and Gabrielle Union) and gets all his famous friends (Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Tracy Morgan) to show up. But it mostly works, due to its charm and wit and lots of funny people. Rock's model here seems to be Woody Allen's "Stardust Memories," in which Allen played a director who no longer makes funny films. The difference is that "Top Five" is much funnier than "Stardust Memories" and Rock is far less neurotic. It doesn't entirely avoid cliches, especially in the relationship between Rock's character and Dawson's, a journalist who is following him around for a day. DMX has a great cameo. The title refers to characters ranking their favorite hip-hop acts. My top 5: 1. Run-DMC 2. Wu-Tang Clan 3. Beastie Boys 4. Missy Elliott 5. Tribe Called Quest. Sixth man: Jay-Z.

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