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The L.A. Riot Spectacular (2005)

"The L.A. Riot Spectacular", an equal opportunity offender, is a surreal, funny, and provocative view of the participants and psychology that fueled the epochal 1992 events.

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Marc Klasfeld

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Snoop Dogg ... The Narrator
T.K. Carter ... Rodney
Charles S. Dutton ... The Mayor (as Charles Dutton)
Emilio Estevez ... Officer Powell
George Hamilton ... The King of Beverly Hills
Charles Durning ... The Lawyer
Christopher McDonald ... Officer Koon
Jonathan Lipnicki ... Tom Saltine Jr.
Ted Levine ... Tom Saltine
William Forsythe ... George Holliday
Ronny Cox ... The Chief
Jude Ciccolella ... The Assistant Chief
Ron Jeremy ... Arrestee
Tabitha Stevens ... Officer
Shay Roundtree ... Lil Monster
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"The L.A. Riot Spectacular", an equal opportunity offender, is a surreal, funny, and provocative view of the participants and psychology that fueled the epochal 1992 events.

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Comedy

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Rated R for pervasive language, violence, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The L.A. Riot Spectacular See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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So Ruff So Tuff
Performed by Snoop Dogg
Produced by Stan "Quazedelic" Harris
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If Bill Maher and Albert Einstein made a film, this would be it.
19 June 2006 | by Jake-472See all my reviews

The true story of the L.A. Riots has been a tale nobody had the right to tell, until now. The producers take a hard and truthful look at the human dynamics and social turmoil that is Los Angeles, then throw in a dark humor that ends up speaking the truth for all of us. No matter what social or ethnic group you are from, you'll feel a twinge of pain, a bit of righteousness, and a healthy amount of sadness at the condition we all share: Apathy mixed with fear. I watched this film with an active duty veteran policeman from LAPD, and he reminded me of one of those "bobble head dolls" you see in people's back windshields: He had a perpetual smile on his face but his head was either swinging side to side or bobbling up and down. Even when Snoop Dog starts chanting "F*** the Police, F*** the Police" it's easy to understand his (and many Angeleno's) frustration at the huge barrier in communication that divides L.A. government and it's people. This film speaks to that frustration, and keeps the question's alive.


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