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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.

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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish

Release Date:

24 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bones See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,823,548, 28 October 2001

Gross USA:

$7,316,658

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,378,853
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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

At the end when Patrick is holding the picture of Pearl and Jimmy, he has long red painted fingernails - these are obviously not his hands. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Mack: Jimmy Bones, is that you? I thought we killed you...
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For JACK See more »

Connections

References Murder on the Orient Express (1974) See more »

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Dogg Named Snoop
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus), Tray Deee (as Tracey Davis), Melvin Bradford and Brian Bailey
Performed by Snoop Dogg and Tray Deee
Courtesy of Doggystyle/Priority Records
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Starts Promising... Ends Illogically.
11 March 2004 | by KraemorrSee all my reviews

This film starts out promising and carries that promise a fair way into the movie, but when everything falls into place we are left with illogical character developments purely so the film-makers can end the movie on time. The fact that Snoop's character is not a villain, but the script unjustly makes him one, is probably the worst thing about the movie. However, this film is still worth the watch for Snoop Dogg's interesting performance and some actually creepy moments.

This film as a whole is not a success, but for fans of B-grade horror (which admittedly I am), this has some value to it.

6.5/10


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