All you No Limit fans out there may remember back in the late 1990s that there were small advertisements printed in Master P’s albums, C-Murder’s album, and TRU’s 1997 album which implied that movie titled “Tears of a Clown” would be coming soon. The movie Tears of a Clown was said to be starring Master P & Eddie Griffin.
The first advertisements for Tears of a Clown appeared in Master P’s MP Da Last Don album and TRU’s Da Crime Family album. The first advertisement for Tears of a Clown was first shown in TRU’s Da Crime Family album in 1997. The second advertisement for Tears of a Clown appeared in Master P’s MP Da Last Don album in 1998.
However that movie was released under a different name. After extensive researching on Google and bing, The title for movie which starred Master P & Eddie Griffin Tears of a Clown had changed to Foolish which was shown in theaters in 1999. So basically Tears of a Clown was the precursor to Foolish and was released under a different name. That is why there were new advertisements for the movie being titled as Foolish instead of Tears of a Clown in post-1998 No Limit albums.
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel called Tears of a Clown a “low budget-film” Miramax subsidiary Dimension Films would have likely distributed Tears of a Clown since they distributed the comedy movie I Got the Hook-Up. Trimark financed a number of No Limit Flims movies in the 1990s and 2000s.
Master P, Eddie Griffin, and Clifton Powell starred in many of the movies produced by No Limit Films during the 1990s and 2000s. This movie was no exception. Of course Master P and Eddie Griffin took credit and the limelight since they both wrote the movie themselves. Eddie Griffin did all the screenwriting for the movie.