White Chicks ★½ 2004 (PG-13)
Two African-American FBI agents (Shawn and Marlon Wayans) are assigned to protect two wealthy white heiresses from a kidnapping plot. When the sisters are bruised and refuse to be seen in public, the guys disguise themselves as the heiresses to uncover the kidnappers. Hilarity allegedly ensues. Crazy premise could've been mined for class, culture and gender clash material, but instead lunges down the easy path of junior high humor. Too bad, since the Wayans brothers can be very funny when they play it smart. Disconcerting layers of latex and makeup make them look more like bizarre androgynous aliens than debutantes. 108m/C DVD, UMD . US Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Brittany Daniel, Jaime (James) King, Jessica Cauffiel, Busy Philipps, Frankie Faison, John Heard, Lochlyn Munro, Maitland Ward, Anne Dudek, Terry Crews, Eddie Velez, Faune A. Chambers, Rochelle Aytes, Jennifer Carpenter, Drew Sidora, Casey Lee, Suzy Joachim; D: Keenen Ivory Wayans; W: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Michael Anthony Snowden, Andrew McElfresh, Xavier Cook; C: Steven Bernstein; M: Teddy Castellucci.