Stars: Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Zelda Harris
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 115 minutes

Crooklyn is a 1994 semi-autobiographical film co-written and directed by Spike Lee. The film takes place in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York during the summer of 1973. Its primary focus is a young girl, Troy (played by Zelda… more »

Woody Carmichael:
You're a big saint around here and I ain't sh*t, is that it?

Carolyn Carmichael:
You can call yourself what you want to. I just asked you to write down the check!

Woody Carmichael:
I wrote the check, right? [Woody sits back down at the piano] I wrote the stupid thing. [He gets up some music charts]

Carolyn Carmichael:
I think you can do two things at once: make music and write.

Woody Carmichael:
[Writing] Woody... wrote... a... bum... check. [Gives her the sheet] Here.

Carolyn Carmichael:
That's very cute. You remember to write it down before it bounces next time.

Woody Carmichael:
You know, you seem to forget I'm the one used to pay for you and the children to go to Bloomingdales and Lord & Taylor to get what you wanted when you wanted. You ain't the only one contributed to this family, Gem! You got to remember that!

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