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Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story ()


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This film is an unbiased look into the rise and fall of late 80's and early 90's rap superstar MC Hammer. It begins showing Hammer as a ball boy for his hometown Oakland Athletics, and ends... See more »

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Marche Meeks ...
2pac's Killer
Marche Cartier Meeks ...
2pac's Killer
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Young MC Hammer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jesse Adams ...
Chris
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Michael Fiebish
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Pete
Angela Bennett ...
Lavelle
Lamont Bentley ...
Tupac '2Pac' Shakur
Rosalind Branch-Muhammad ...
Dancer
Waltriessa De Leon ...
Dancer
Niambi Dennis ...
Francine Williams
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Dick Williams
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Freddie
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Music Video Director
Chris Hatridge ...
Stage Hand
Bryan James ...
Sheriff Jailer
Constance Jones ...
Sara Jackson
Kristina Khorrami ...
Concert Girl (as Kristina Berger)
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Mover (as Jason Konopisos)
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M.C. Hammer
Marcus Marshall ...
Crew Member #5
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Stephanie
Tony Norris ...
Marion 'Suge' Knight
Colin Platt ...
Concertgoer
Olivia Reed ...
Akeiba
Rocky K. Roberts ...
Press Member
Lamonte Rogers ...
No Bones
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Fan
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Newt
Royale Watkins
Bill Wiatrak ...
Recording Engineer
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Music Video Dancer (as Tennille Villagomez)
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Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Artie Mandelberg

Written by

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Eugene Corr ... (story)
 
Eugene Corr ... (teleplay) and
John Wierick ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Laurie Goldstein ... executive producer
Ed Milkovich ... producer
Bob Rajewski ... associate producer

Music by

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Jay Ferguson

Cinematography by

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Paul Maibaum

Film Editing by

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Lance Luckey

Casting By

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Barbara Brinkley
Shana Landsburg
Mary Jo Slater

Makeup Department

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Ozzie Ausburne ... makeup artist
Shashana Kaplan ... makeup department head
Darylin Nagy ... makeup artist
Angie Wells ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Howard Griffith ... production manager
Nicole Wilder ... production supervisor: VH1
Michael G. Larkin ... executive in charge of production (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Darrell Woodard ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Steve Sawhill ... lead man

Sound Department

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Michael Bard ... supervising sound editor
Mack Melson ... sound mixer
Matthew M. Meyer ... foley artist (as Matt Meyer) / sound editor (as Matt Meyer)
R. Russell Smith ... re-recording mixer
Tom Sturgis ... boom operator

Stunts

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Russell Towery ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Eric Damazio ... grip
Debra Dotts-Sladek ... assistant camera
David C. Edwards ... camera loader
Victoria Gonzales ... camera loader
Donald R. Howe Jr. ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Nate Nelson ... grip
James Reid ... "b" camera / steadicam operator
Robert Rendon ... additional first assistant camera
John Sheeren ... additional camera operator
Peter Simonite ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Pete Stockton ... best boy grip
Aaron Atom Vyvial ... additional crane grip
Troy Webb ... gaffer

Casting Department

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Robert August Fagg ... extras casting (as Robert Fagg)
Jeremy Gilbreath ... extras casting associate
Sheila Sawyer ... extras casting assistant
John Villacorta ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Loretta Harper ... costume supervisor / key costumer

Location Management

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Craig Busch ... location manager

Music Department

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Steve Mccroskey ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Tony Barattini ... driver
Ricky Damazio ... driver
Jimmy Ray Pickens ... captain
Russell E. Scott ... picture car coordinator

Other crew

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Thom Buckley ... production assistant
Jim Hale ... production accountant
K. Lynn Martin ... script supervisor
Joice Stewart ... assistant accountant
Bruce Lee Wynn ... stand-in
Brinton Bryan ... production assistant (uncredited)
Paul Messerschmidt ... production assistant (uncredited)
Ben Sayeg ... production assistant (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

This film is an unbiased look into the rise and fall of late 80's and early 90's rap superstar MC Hammer. It begins showing Hammer as a ball boy for his hometown Oakland Athletics, and ends with his departure from Death Row Records. It delves deep into the ruthless dirty business of record companies and dirty sanchez's. The most moving scene in the film is when Hammer drops a deuce in the pool at a Death Row event.

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Also Known As
  • U Can't Touch This (Germany)
  • MC Hammer igaz története (Hungary)
  • MC Hammer - A Estrela do Rap (Brazil)
  • Too legit: MC Hammer - tositarina (Finland)
  • La historia de MC Hammer (Argentina)
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  • 90 min
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