Gina is a hairstylist who opens up a beauty shop full of employees and customers more interested in speaking their minds than getting a cut.
2.35 : 1
Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual material, language and brief drug references.
Women, Client, Beauty Parlor, Community, Reference To Peter Pan
DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Ensemble Film, Workplace Comedy
Culture Clash, Success is the Best Revenge, Single Parents
Warm, Affectionate, Humorous, Upbeat
Humor, Hairdresser, Chicago Illinois
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Beauty Shop is a 2005 American comedy film, directed by Bille Woodruff. The film is a spin-off of the Barbershop film franchise, and stars Queen Latifah as Gina, a character which was first introduced in the 2004 film Barbershop 2: Back in Business. This film also stars Alicia Silverstone, Andie MacDowell, Djimon Hounsou, Kevin Bacon, and Mena Suvari.
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Gina Norris (Queen Latifah) is a widowed hairstylist who has moved from Chicago to Atlanta so her daughter, Vanessa (Paige Hurd) can attend a private music school. She's made a name for herself as a stylist, but after her self-centered boss, Jorge (Bacon), berates her work, she leaves and sets up her own shop, purchasing a run-down salon.
She hires a range of stylists, including her rebellious sister-in-law, Darnelle (Keshia Knight Pulliam). The shop gets a wide range of clients, including wives of professional athletes and several wealthy white women. She also hires Joe (Hounsou), an electrician from Africa who's also skilled on the piano. Because Jorge is jealous that his shop is losing clients to Gina's, he hires a health inspector to find various ways to shut down Gina's business. Tragedy strikes when the shop gets destroyed and vandalized. When Willie (Lil' JJ) finds the health inspector and Gina's old boss on camera talking business he shows Gina the tape of the two. Later on that night, Gina goes to her old salon and tells him that she knows about his "little secret" and has a couple of guys cut off his hair.
Later on, a radio talk show host (whom they don't recognize as their favorite host to listen to every morning, DJ Helen) comes to the shop in desperation for a touch up and later gives Gina's Beauty shop a shout out live on the air.
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