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CB4 (1993)

R  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  12 March 1993 (USA)
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A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't ... See full summary »

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Virgil Robinson
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Gusto (as Charles Q. Murphy)
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Sissy
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Albert Sr.
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Eve
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Trustus
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40 Dog (as Tyrone Granderson Jones)
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Daliha
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Baa Baa Ack
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Ben
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Storyline

A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music as they claim... but a lack of musical ability in an artist never hurts sales, does it? You've just got to play the part of a rap star... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Sex, Rhymes and keepin' it real. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Rated R for strong language, and for sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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12 March 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

4 - es körlet  »

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$17,953,778 (USA)
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Trivia

Ron Howard filmed a cameo as himself but it was later deleted. See more »

Goofs

When Ben sees the tour bus coming, he puts his cap on twice. See more »

Quotes

Grandma: Shut up girl. You just think you so smart 'cuz you can read.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits Chris Rock is shown playing Cheap Pete who asks a newspaper vendor how much a newspaper costs. When he finds out it's too expensive he asks to pay 15 cents and for the vendor to read him the good news. See more »

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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

The Nocturnal is in the House
Written by Prince B. (as A. Cordes)
Performed by PM Dawn (as P.M. Dawn)
Courtesy of Gee Street / Island Records
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Funniest FN movie
4 August 1999 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

whether you hate rap music or you don't this is one of the funniest movies about rap music. CB4 pokes fun at west coast gangsta rap that was popular in the early 90's- this had to be one of Chris Rock's funniest roles ever!!! The songs are really funny and all the characters in this movie make it what it is- from Chris Elliot to Phil Hartman.


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