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Bones (2001)

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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Patrick
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Jason
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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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This Dogg's got a bone to pick. See more »

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Crime | Horror

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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  »

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,823,548 (USA) (28 October 2001)

Gross:

$7,307,756 (USA) (25 November 2001)
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This was the first time where Snoop Dogg and Pam Grier collaborated together on film - they have done music videos since 1993. See more »

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Near the climax, when Patrick's "father" has hold of his arm, he is shouting "Jimmy Bones did this, Patrick," but his mouth is not moving. See more »

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Patrick Peet: What's the matter, bro? You spooked?
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References The Fly (1986) See more »

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Urbanized
Written and Performed by Ratboy Cutz
Courtesy of Lazy Bones Recordings
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Not so bad...5/10
13 August 2004 | by (Escondido, CA) – See all my reviews

Ok, this movie wasn't all that bad. It wasn't quite a B-movie, but it's not worth anymore than 5 points, though. It had decent flashback sequences (and note the blacksploitation theme throughout the movie to go along with those) with good music and a good feel to add to a "horror" movie. Snoop did a pretty good job as well, even though not changing his damn voice around the end would have helped for an extra point. And it had a new hot face for the sexy girlfriend in trouble, Bianca Lawson.

BUT, it did get goofy and unbelievable in MANY scenes. The complexity seemed to be added on after the script was written. The cutoff head scene was funny and actually a pretty good thing to add to the movie to lighten the mood. And the whole idea that we are to be afraid of Snoop coming back to bitchslap the lot of us is ridiculous. What was up with the fake blood? The worst looking around...

I don't anyone who is a fan of horror films will appreciate this film. It seems to have been made for Snoop fans or people going out to watch a bad horror film (for it's humor, not for scare tactics.) It was a cool club in the movie, though!


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