Bringing Down The House

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Straight-laced lawyer, Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) meets and falls in love with online chat friend "Lawyer-Girl", Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), only to discover she's a convicted bank robber. Charlene escapes from jail and comes looking for Peter to help clear her name.

  1. Jason Filardi


  2. Adam Shankman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Steve Martin

    Steve Martin

    Peter Sanderson

  2. Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah

    Charlene Morton

  3. Eugene Levy

    Eugene Levy

    Howie Rottman

  4. Joan Plowright

    Joan Plowright

    Virginia Arness

  5. Jean Smart

    Jean Smart

    Kate Sanderson

  6. Kimberly J. Brown

    Kimberly J. Brown

    Sarah Sanderson

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Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $132,675,402.00

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Release Information

  • March 7, 2003
    PG-13, Theatrical



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