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Rappin' (1985)

PG  |   |  Drama, Music, Musical  |  11 May 1985 (USA)
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An ex-con and break-dancer helps save a neighborhood from a greedy developer while trying to win a rap contest.

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Ice
Melvin Plowden ...
Fats
Richie Abanes ...
Richie
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Moon
Leo O'Brien ...
Allan
Charles Grant ...
Duane (as Charles Flohe)
Rony Clanton ...
Cedric
Ruth Jaroslow ...
Mrs. Goldberg
Michael Esihos ...
Stavros
Anthony Bishop ...
Mr. Fiorello
Fredric Mao ...
Mr. Chan
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Cecilia
Brandi Freund ...
Rosalita
Eyde Byrde ...
Grandma (as Edye Byrde)
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An ex-con and break-dancer helps save a neighborhood from a greedy developer while trying to win a rap contest.

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Catch the rhythm... Feel the heat... It's the hottest film comin' to the street.

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Drama | Music | Musical

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11 May 1985 (USA)  »

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House rap  »

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'Mario Van Peeble''s rapping sequences were re-voiced by Ice-T. See more »

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Referenced in Ethnic Notions (1986) See more »

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Snack Attack
Performed by Melvin Plowden, Mario Van Peebles, Eriq La Salle, Kadeem Hardison, Richie Abanes
Written by Larry K. Smith (as Larry Smith), Robert Jay Litz (as Robert Litz),
Adam Friedman, Mario Van Peebles, Robert Kobrin
Produced by Larry K. Smith (as Larry Smith)
Co-Produced by Steve Loeb
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Mediocre hip hop flick
21 November 2001 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

Rappin has to be one of the most cliched hip hop films in history. The script is cheesy, the rappin is horrible and the soundtrack doesn't thump. Mario Van Pebbles may a good actor, but the man can't rap. I give this movie a -** out of ****


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