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Identity Crisis (1989)

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A rapper finds himself possessed by the soul of a dead fashion designer; frequently switching personalities.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Chilly D
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Glenn Athaide ...
Thug
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El Toro
Richard Bassett ...
Security Guard
Clarke Bittner ...
Stockholder's Spokesman
Dianne Brill ...
Betty Boobs
Olivia Brown ...
Domino
David Buntzman ...
Disbelieving Doctor
Shelly Burch ...
Roxy
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The Coroner
Richard Clarke ...
Max
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Thrift Shop Man (as August Darnell)
Calvert DeForest ...
Disbelieving Doctor
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Yves Malmaison
Jeff Griglak ...
Doris Dot
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Storyline

On the night of a big fashion show, world-famous French designer Yves Malmaison is poisoned. The same night, his murderers are trying to kill Chilly D, a member of the popular rap group, The Funky Four. As Fancy dies on the street, a midget witch (grateful to him for handing her a beer earlier in the night) tries to do something to save him. The next day, as the body of Yves Malmaison is buried, his soul wakes up to find himself in Chilly D's body. Both souls are trapped inside the rapper's body, and every time he suffers a blow, they switch personalities. A tough black rapper becomes a fruity fashion designer and then back again. Written by Median Sedan

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A totally outrageous action-rappin'-comedy! See more »

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Rated R for language and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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15 September 1989 (USA)  »

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Quotes

The Inspector: Fuck a duck.
Inspector's Wife: Quack quack.
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Connections

Features Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971) See more »

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Same Ole Raggedy Song
Written and performed by Melvin Van Peebles
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Bad, Badsplotation movie
22 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I have ever seen. I realize it is supposed to be a farce, but COME ON! The audio sounds like it was recorded on a wax record. The acting is terrible. No wonder Wyatt from Weird Science quit the movie business. This movie wants to make me quit the movie watching business. The budget seems to me small, but I have seen student films shot on NO BUDGET that have better effects than this movie. Particularly bad is when the boat explodes. GEESH!

Melvin Van Peebles also cast himself as the know-it-all detective with the hot wife, AND as the narrator which is both confusing as a plot detail and wildly unsuccessful. So if you haven't gather it by now, avoid this movie at all costs.


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