|Directed by: Louis C.K.
Written by: Louis C.K.
Produced by: Caldecot Chubb, David Gale
Production year: 2000
Original release: June 29, 2001 (USA)
Running time: 1 hour, 21 minutes
Other cast: Chris Rock, Lance Crouther, J.B. Smoove
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Adapted from a comedy sketch on HBO’s “The Chris Rock Show,” Pootie Tang (Lance Crouther) is the ultimate superhero. A cool-walking, smooth-talking lady’s man, Pootie is a hero and a role model to all the kids of the neighborhood. Everybody looks up to Pootie except evil Dick Lecter (Robert Vaughn), CEO of Lecter Corp., a company that makes cigarettes, alcohol and fast food. Pootie shows cool determination and strength to prevail over Lecter and his minions.