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Urban Menace (1999)

An insane preacher (Snoop Dogg) seeks retribution from the local crime syndicate (Big Pun & Fat Joe) for the death of his family and the burning of his church.

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Preacher Caleb
Big Pun ...
Crow (as Big Punisher)
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Narrator
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King
Vincent Klyn ...
Shadow
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Syn
Tahitia Hicks ...
Holt (as Tahitia)
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Jolene (as Karen Dyer)
Ernie Hudson Jr. ...
Jahi J.J. Zuri ...
Cool D
Rob Ladesich ...
Harper
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Harper's Boss
Michaela Polakovicova ...
Hooker
Ed Satterwhite ...
Crow's Posse
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An insane preacher (Snoop Dogg) seeks retribution from the local crime syndicate (Big Pun & Fat Joe) for the death of his family and the burning of his church. Written by Travis

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Out for revenge. See more »

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Action | Horror

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Rated R for pervasive violence and language | See all certifications »

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22 August 2007 (Japan)  »

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Urban Renewal  »

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The director, Albert Pyun shot the film simultaneously with two other "urban"-features, The Wrecking Crew and Corrupt. See more »

Quotes

Crow: That's some real motherfuckin' bullshit! We got a whole army of motherfuckers, and we can get punished by this skinny guy psycho!
Terror: Maybe we need to hire that nigga on our team, show these bitch-ass niggas how the fuck it's done.
Crow: We all see the boy got heart.
No Dice: [Giggles] For sure dawg, whole lot of it too. Whatcha want me to do about it?
Terror: Shut the fuck up bitch-ass nigga, and roll a blunt. Only shit you good at!
No Dice: Heh-heh.
[Giggles]
Crow: Shut up man, this is serious bizness man.
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NOT even a "funny" bad movie
7 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is the worst film I've ever seen. I rented this hoping for one of those "hilariously cr@p movie experiences" (Plan 9, Anaconda, Congo), but this isn't even watchable. Even hip-hop fans should steer clear of this for fear of seeing your favourite stars in a different light - a big, glaring, filtered light making them look as if someone's shining a spotlight on their foreheads.

Why's it so bad? The talking vacuum cleaner Fat Joe's heaving bulk; the terrible performances from the other actors; the god-awful lighting and filtering; the boring, BORING, BOOOOOORING story; and about a million other things.

In fact, from the looks of "The Wrecking Crew", this was made at the same time, in the same place, with the same crew (same writer, director, assistant director, producers, cinematographer, editor, cameraman... you get the idea), which is just laughable. The 1999 positive comment "[Filmwerks] know their target market and plays incredibly well to it" was surely one of the blurbs rejected for the back of the box for lack of believability. Avoid.


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