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Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)

Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Silky Slim (segment "Doggy Dogg World") / Himself (other segments) (as Snoop Doggy Dogg)
JC' (as Charles Q. Murphy)
Freez Luv ...
Goldie Williams ...
Banco Outlaw ...
Miya McGhee ...
Cylk Cozart ...
Paramedic #1
Bruce Williams ...
Paramedic #2
Sam Sneed ...
Store Owner
Ricky Harris ...
Eyewitness / Ta-Dow / Snoop's Father
Drunk #1
Drunk #2
Mikki Blair ...
Girl #1


Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.

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In Beloved Memory: Calvin Broadus (1972-1994)


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Referenced in Welcome to Death Row (2001) See more »


Doggy Dogg World
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Cordazor Broadus), Dr. Dre (as Andre Young),
Daz Dillinger (as Delmar Arnaud), Kurupt (as Ricardo Emmanuel Brown Jr.), Belinda Wilson and Richard "Dimples" Field
Performed by Snoop Dogg and Tha Dogg Pound
Contains an interpolation of "If It Ain't One Thing, It's Another" by Richard Fields
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31 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dr. Dre directed this violent, supposedly "autobiographical" film by rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg about his fictional death, but it's really more of an excuse to make a extended music video for the title song, intermixed with live performance and interview segments. Far better than the other Death Row video releases, this is still only for nostalgic die-hard fans of Snoop when he was a Doggy, as it contains some footage of interest. Murphy (of Chapelle's Show), who plays Snoop's killer, is Eddie's brother. DVD special edition contains extra music videos by Snoop from his Death Row era, as well as "Natural Born Killers". Excellent soundtrack, of no real relation to the movie, is also available.

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