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CB4 (1993)

 -  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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A. White
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Virgil Robinson
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Gusto
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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
Victor Wilson ...
Lt. Davenport
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Baa Baa Ack
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Ben
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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 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, rap and family values? 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)  »

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$17,953,778 (USA)
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Trivia

As Chris Rock narrates the movie, he compares the real Gusto to Nino Brown. Nino Brown was the main drug lord in the movie New Jack City (1991) in which Rock co-starred as a crack addict. See more »

Goofs

When the guy punches Trustus's corpse in the casket, he gives it a black eye. This is impossible, as a black eye is a collection of blood underneath the skin, and the blood is drained from a processed corpse and replaced with formalin. See more »

Quotes

Euripides: Did you know a black man invented ice cream?
Albert: No, no, no. Now how the hell a black man gonna invent ice cream in hot-ass Africa? Tell me that!
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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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Spoofs New Jack City (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Passing Me By
Written by Tré Hardson (as Trevant Hardson), Imani Wilcox (as Emandu Wilcox),
Romye Robinson, Fatlip (as Derek Stewart) and J. Swift (as John Martinez)
Performed by The Pharcyde
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl / Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Chris Rock's funniest film
16 March 2002 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

CB4 is clearly Chris Rock's funniest film. The film is a right on target of hip hop culture. The film has many scenes including one in a restaurant called Big Ass Biscut and and the funeral scene. Look for Eddie Murphy's brother Charlie in a funny role as Gusto.


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