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Bones (2001)

Over 20 years after his death by a gunshot, Jimmy Bones comes back as a ghost to wreak revenge on those who killed him and to clean up his neighborhood.

Director:

Ernest R. Dickerson (as Ernest Dickerson)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Snoop Dogg ... Jimmy Bones
Pam Grier ... Pearl
Michael T. Weiss ... Lupovich
Clifton Powell ... Jeremiah Peet
Ricky Harris ... Eddie Mack
Bianca Lawson ... Cynthia
Khalil Kain ... Patrick
Merwin Mondesir ... Bill
Sean Amsing ... Maurice
Katharine Isabelle ... Tia
Ron Selmour ... Shotgun (as Ronald Selmour)
Deezer D ... Stank
Garikayi Mutambirwa ... Weaze
Erin Wright Erin Wright ... Snowflake
Josh Byer ... Jason
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Storyline

The time is 1979. Jimmy Bones is respected and loved as the neighborhood protector. When he is betrayed and brutally murdered by a corrupt cop, Bones' elegant brownstone becomes his tomb, Twenty-two years later, the neighborhood has become a ghetto, and his home has turned into a Gothic ruin. Four teens renovate it as an after hours nightclub, unknowingly releasing Jimmy's tortured spirit. Its thrills and chills when blood spills when Jimmy's ghost sets about its frightful revenge, his killers unaware of the gruesome fate that awaits them. With each new victim, the terror mounts, and Bones' vengeance spins out of control, threatening everyone in his path, including his former lover, Pearl. Get ready for Bones!!! Written by Midnight Hunter X <chico318@aol.com>

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Taglines:

This Dogg's got a bone to pick. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore, language, sexuality and drugs | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish

Release Date:

24 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bones - Bis auf die Knochen See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,823,548, 28 October 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,307,756, 25 November 2001
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first time where Snoop Dogg and Pam Grier collaborated together on film - they have done music videos since 1993. See more »

Goofs

In the jump-rope rhyme it says of Jimmy Bones that "he has a switchblade loose and a diamond on his hand". The only knife Jimmy Bones is shown to carry is a Butterfly Knife, not a switchblade. See more »

Quotes

Patrick Peet: What's the matter, bro? You spooked?
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Crazy Credits

For JACK See more »

Connections

References The Whip and the Body (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

These Drugs
Written by Eminem, Swift (as Ondre Moore), Proof (as DeShaun Holton),
Bizarre (as Rufus Johnson) and Jeff Bass (as Jeffrey Bass)
Performed by D12
Courtesy of Interscope Records
By Arrangement with Universal Music Enterprises
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A wild,very entertaining horror movie
11 March 2002 | by Hellraiser-1See all my reviews

I was doubtful about this movie when I went to the cinema to watch it last weekend, but after having watched it I reinforce my good opinion about the products made by New Line Cinema. The film is very well done but apart from that, I think it shouldn´t disappoint any fan of horror, it has everything that a good movie of the genre must have, including great amounts of blood, a very good rhythm and effective actors such as Pam Grier(Jackie Brown), the muse of blaxploitation genre from the seventies, a genre which is paid homage in this movie as well as some classics of the genre such as "Hellraiser" or "Reanimator", although the introduction of the comic element paying homage to that movie was for me the weakest element of the whole(it broke the so tenebrous atmosphere).Finally, director Ernst. R.Dickerson who also directed the not so good but entertaining "tales from the Crypt: Evil Knight" assured that this movie had elements from Italian horror cinema, I don´t know but perhaps there is one: The warms.A homage to Lucio Fulci?, I know there is many homages here but it is the same for other movies and the cocktail is far from being so effectively combined as here.I don´t think they are going to make a sequel, but I am looking forward eagerly the next movie from this director and I wish "Resident Evil" was so satisfactory.


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