Undercover Brother ★★½ 2002 (PG-13)
Funny but padded spoof of secret agents and blaxploitation movies. Brother (Griffin) is a secret agent from the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D. sent to rescue a black war hero turned presidential candidate (the always-cool Williams) who has been brainwashed in a plot by The Man to destroy African-American culture. Morehitthanmiss comedy finds many targets of all stripes to lampoon, and does so with just the right amount of funk. 85m/C VHS, DVD . US Eddie Griffin, Chris Kattan, Denise Richards, Dave Chappelle, Chi McBride, Aunjanue Ellis, Neil Patrick Harris, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Noseworthy, Gary Anthony Williams, James Brown, Robert Trumbull; D: Malcolm Lee; W: John Ridley, Michael McCullers; C: Tom Priestley; M: Stanley Clarke; Nar: J.D. Hall.