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

Genres:

Crime | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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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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Jimmy Bones: I know what it is and what it will BE, my brotha!
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This Is My Life
Written by Kedrick Johnson, C.P.O. (as Vince Edwards), Battlecat (as Kevin Gilliam) and Roy Ayers
Performed by Kedrick and C.P.O.
Courtesy of Doggystyle/Priority Records
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Horrible
25 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

Like the first reviewer here said, this is a mess of a movie.

It's really more of a 70's black exploitation type film than anything else. Not a genre I am a fan of.

I should have known it would stink when Snoop Dogg is the lead. The only rapper I have ever liked in a film was "Ice Cube" in "Ghosts of Mars".


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