There is no shortage of relatively recent films that could never get made today. You can read all about it by clicking on one of many dumb listicles on the internet, which vary in terms of how bad they want you to feel for still (or ever) liking “problematic” relics of the pre-woke era.
Some of these films are beloved comedy classics such as Mrs. Doubtfire, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and Tropic Thunder, while others are forgettable flops such as Juwanna Mann and Sorority Boys.
Lady Ballers belongs on a different (and much shorter) listicle: “problematic” films that could have been made in the mid-1990s but actually got made in 2023. Not that any Hollywood producers were lining up to make this film. Lady Ballers is the first of its kind. The feature-length comedy was produced by the folks at the Daily Wire and is available now on the DailyWire+ streaming service.
Though its plot is not dissimilar to that of Juwanna Mann—which came out in 2002 and starred Vivica A. Fox, Kevin Pollak, and Lil’ Kim—Lady Ballers will almost certainly be seen and enjoyed by many more Americans at a time when the brightest minds in Hollywood are either struggling to make money at the box office or rotting in prison on serial rape charges.
Lady Ballers stars Daily Wire cofounder Jeremy Boreing (who also produced and…