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Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)

Video  |   |  Short, Comedy, Crime  |  14 February 1995 (USA)
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Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.

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Silky Slim (segment "Doggy Dogg World") / Himself (other segments) (as Snoop Doggy Dogg)
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JC' (as Charles Q. Murphy)
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Devil
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Himself
Goldie Williams ...
Looney
Banco Outlaw ...
Shavel
Miya McGhee ...
Tammey
Cylk Cozart ...
Paramedic #1
Bruce Williams ...
Paramedic #2
Sam Sneed ...
Himself
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Store Owner
Ricky Harris ...
Eyewitness / Ta-Dow / Snoop's Father
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Drunk #1
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Drunk #2
Mikki Blair ...
Girl #1
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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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Murder Was the Case
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Cordozar Broadus), Dr. Dre (as Andre Young), Warren G (as Warren Griffin III),
Daz Dillinger (as Delmar Arnaud) and Mista Grimm (as Rojai S Trawick)
Performed by Snoop Dogg
Contains samples of "Indo Smoke" by Mista Grimm, "Funky President" by James Brown and "Fried Neckbones" written by Willie Bobo,
William Correa and Melvin Lastie, performed by Santana
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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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