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Snipes (2001)

 -  Action | Drama | Music  -  4 September 2002 (USA)
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Prolifik / Clarence
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Bobby Starr
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Ceaser (as Joel Garland)
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The Music Business Can Be Murder

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Rated R for violence, language, some drug use and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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$14,027 (USA) (6 September 2002)

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$17,958 (USA) (6 September 2002)
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Sam Jones III's first movie, however it was released two years later after his second movie, Zig Zag (2002) was released. See more »

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A surprising urban hit
9 July 2003 | by (Edmonton, Alberta) – See all my reviews

Now this isn't one of the great thrillers of our time, but it is one of the best of the year. It's smart and fascinating, surprise-a-minute crime film that's held together with a great line of unknown talent. Even pop-rap superstar Nelly, (the main bill on the box art) did a wonderful job as a cocky and arrogant, yet undeniably talented rap artist.

In comparison with Black-urban action flicks, this is almost right up there with Hype Williams overlooked masterpiece, Belly. In fact, in comparison with most rap-movies (ex: anything by Master P, or Dame Dash) this is Oscar worthy (in comparison, of course).

From begining to end, this cause-and-effect thriller will hold you onto the edge of your seat and let go of you with a sharp blast to the frontal head.


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