(2001)

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Based on 21 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com
75
Entertainment Weekly
Snoop invests snarling meanness with as much authority as Clint Eastwood used to. As an actor, does this Dogg know any more tricks? At this point, he may not have to.
63
Miami Herald
Director Ernest Dickerson uses elegant visuals, suspenseful editing and lighting to give Bones its edge.
60
Mr. Showbiz
The rapper-ever-increasingly-turned actor -- is having the time of his life, big pimp styling in a flashy wardrobe as he guts and struts.
50
If grossness gives you the giggles, at least a couple of the movie's effects indeed put a little "wow" in this cinematic bowwow.
50
Boston Globe
You'll laugh at Bones a lot more often than you'll be scared by it, assuming you'll be scared at all.
50
New York Daily News
A ghetto horror movie that sets up some decent scares before becoming so amused with itself, it's a wonder we don't hear the crew laughing.
50
With his spidery fingers and his velvet eyes, the lean, languid Snoop Dogg was born to be an undead player, and clearly relishes the role of Jimmy Bones.
38
New York Post
A silly, boring supernatural thriller that squanders a potentially interesting premise and the rapper Snoop Dogg in his ostensible starring debut.
38
Baltimore Sun
Regrettably, Bones is what passes for horror these days: Throw a lot of graphic, gore-filled, darkly lit stuff on the screen, and see what sticks. Discerning moviegoers should pass on the opportunity.
10
Nothing sums up Bones better than its parting shot, in which maggots are projectile vomited directly toward the audience. How so very appropriate.
0
Doesn't work at all. Even the structure is off.

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