Main cast: Shawn Wayans (Kevin Copeland), Marlon Wayans (Marcus Copeland), Jaime King (Heather Vandergeld), Frankie Faison (Section Chief Elliott Gordon), Lochlyn Munro (Agent Jake Harper), John Heard (Warren Vandergeld), Busy Philipps (Karen), Terry Crews (Latrell Spencer), Brittany Daniel (Megan Vandergeld), Eddie Velez (Agent Vincent Gomez), Jessica Cauffiel (Tori), Jennifer Carpenter (Lisa), Maitland Ward (Brittany Wilson), Anne Dudek (Tiffany Wilson), and Rochelle Aytes (Denise)
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
I really don’t know why I bothered. White Chicks is actually more horrifying than I expected it to be. Two FBI agents, Kevin and Marcus Copeland, bungle up a drug heist and as a last-ditch attempt to make amends with their displeased Section Chief, they have to protect two pampered socialites Brittany and Tiffany Wilson from a bunch of kidnappers. A driving mishaps causes the two sisters to have small scars that lead them to refuse to come out of their hotel room. Kevin and Marcus decide to pose as the sisters to ferret out the kidnappers.
With the aid of latex and clearly sophisticated disguise thingies, these two still look like those aliens out of Mars Attack! in their female human disguises. The story proceeds to pile on the unfunny jokes with its prerequisite homophobic and chauvinist elements, none of which come close to being funny.
There is no satirical element to give the crudity any meaning. This is just a movie with two idiots running rampage. The fact that the two “women” are more grotesque than amusing to look at only add to the hideousness of this movie. Sometimes a Wayans Brothers project can deliver, sometimes it shouldn’t even be allowed to leave the drawing board. Concept-wise, this movie may have potential, but the result is just too appalling for words.