Excerpt: Louis Hinds (Samuel L. Jackson) and Floyd Henderson (Bernie Mac) were backup singers to one of 60s soul’s hottest performers, only to embark on a path on their own. The road as a duo came to an end, as happens so often, over a woman.
Excerpt: In a lot of ways Soul Men is the generic, subpar comedy that its title suggests. Few scenes go by without a dick or poop joke, the two leads (Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac) don't so much act together as shout one-liners over each others heads most of the time, and most of the plot turns can be...
Excerpt: It's a testament to the gravity and authority the late Bernie Mac brought to his roles that he manages to hold onto his battered dignity throughout an early scene in Soul Men , where he hits unexpected high notes as a doctor shoves fingers up his rectum. It's a painful gag on multiple levels.
Summary: Floyd en Louis hebben jaren deel uitgemaakt van een succesvolle soulgroep, tot ze op een dag aan de kant werden gezet. De leadzanger ging namelijk liever solo en de twee mannen volgen beiden hun eigen pad.