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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:
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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
Freez Luv ...
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
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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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Referenced in Welcome to Death Row (2001) See more »

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Who Am I (What's My Name)
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Cordozar Broadus), Dr. Dre (as Andre Young), Jerome Brailey,
George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Mose Robert Davis, Garry Shider, David Spradley and Bernie Worrell
Contains samples of "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" and "P-Funk Wants to Get Funked Up" by Parliament,
" (Not Just) Knee Deep" by Funkadelic, "Atomic Dog" by George Clinton, "Funkin' 4 Jamaica" by Tom Browne and "Pack of Lies" by The Counts
By Snoop Dogg (as Cordozar Broadus) & Dr. Dre (as Andre Young)
Performed by Snoop Dogg
Courtesy of Death Row Records
Contains samples from "Watching You"
By Steve Arrington, Steve Washington, Raymond Turner, Daniel Webster & Mark Adams and "I Get Lifted"
By Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry Casey) & Richard Finch
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
And courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

This eighteen-minute video has Snoop Dogg being shot down by a trio of rivals but he makes a deal with the Devil to come back to life.

There's really not too much plot for this promotional film but it's kind of funny watching this film today. I was in middle school when this was released and I still remember the various controversies that were going around about the language, the violence and of course the nudity. What's funny today is that all of these elements are incredibly light and there's really nothing offensive here. As it stands, there's no doubt that this short isn't a masterpiece but at the same time it's a mildly entertaining mixture of the rap culture and horror film. Snoop was a big fan of horror movies and you can see that influence here. He's certainly entertaining and the song selections are good enough.


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