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Bones (2001)

 -  Crime | Horror  -  24 October 2001 (USA)
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Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.

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Snowflake
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Jason
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Storyline

The time is 1979. Jimmy Bones is respected and loved as the neighborhood protector. When he is betrayed and brutally murdered by a corrupt cop, Bones' elegant brownstone becomes his tomb, Twenty-two years later, the neighborhood has become a ghetto, and his home has turned into a Gothic ruin. Four teens renovate it as an after hours nightclub, unknowingly releasing Jimmy's tortured spirit. Its thrills and chills when blood spills when Jimmy's ghost sets about its frightful revenge, his killers unaware of the gruesome fate that awaits them. With each new victim, the terror mounts, and Bones' vengeance spins out of control, threatening everyone in his path, including his former lover, Pearl. Get ready for Bones!!! Written by Midnight Hunter X <chico318@aol.com>

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Rated R for violence/gore, language, sexuality and drugs | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bones - Bis auf die Knochen  »

Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,823,548 (USA) (26 October 2001)

Gross:

$7,307,756 (USA) (23 November 2001)
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Quotes

Jimmy Bones: I know what it is and what it will BE, my brotha!
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Ballad of Jimmy Bones
Written by Soopafly (as Priest Brooks)
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Starts Promising... Ends Illogically.
11 March 2004 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

This film starts out promising and carries that promise a fair way into the movie, but when everything falls into place we are left with illogical character developments purely so the film-makers can end the movie on time. The fact that Snoop's character is not a villain, but the script unjustly makes him one, is probably the worst thing about the movie. However, this film is still worth the watch for Snoop Dogg's interesting performance and some actually creepy moments.

This film as a whole is not a success, but for fans of B-grade horror (which admittedly I am), this has some value to it.

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