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Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)

Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Snoop Dogg ... Silky Slim (segment "Doggy Dogg World") / Himself (other segments) (as Snoop Doggy Dogg)
Charlie Murphy ... JC' (as Charles Q. Murphy)
Gregory Scott Cummins ... Devil
Freez Luv Freez Luv ... Himself
Goldie Williams Goldie Williams ... Looney
Banco Outlaw Banco Outlaw ... Shavel
Miya McGhee ... Tammey
Cylk Cozart Cylk Cozart ... Paramedic #1
Bruce Williams Bruce Williams ... Paramedic #2
Sam Sneed Sam Sneed ... Himself
Bob Minor ... Store Owner
Ricky Harris ... Eyewitness / Ta-Dow / Snoop's Father
John Witherspoon ... Drunk #1
Jeris Poindexter ... Drunk #2
Mikki Blair Mikki Blair ... Girl #1
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Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.

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In Beloved Memory: Calvin Broadus (1972-1994)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Убийство было делом See more »

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Death Row Records See more »
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Color
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Features Dr. Dre and Ice Cube: Natural Born Killaz (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Am I (What's My Name)
Written by Snoop Dogg (as Cordozar Broadus), Dr. Dre (as Andre Young), Jerome Brailey,
George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Mose Robert Davis, Garry Shider, David Spradley and Bernie Worrell
Contains samples of "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" and "P-Funk Wants to Get Funked Up" by Parliament,
" (Not Just) Knee Deep" by Funkadelic, "Atomic Dog" by George Clinton, "Funkin' 4 Jamaica" by Tom Browne and "Pack of Lies" by The Counts
By Snoop Dogg (as Cordozar Broadus) & Dr. Dre (as Andre Young)
Performed by Snoop Dogg
Courtesy of Death Row Records
Contains samples from "Watching You"
By Steve Arrington, Steve Washington, Raymond Turner, Daniel Webster & Mark Adams and "I Get Lifted"
By Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry Casey) & Richard Finch
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
And courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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31 July 2005 | by Sccrream97-1See all my reviews

Dr. Dre directed this violent, supposedly "autobiographical" film by rapper Snoop Doggy Dogg about his fictional death, but it's really more of an excuse to make a extended music video for the title song, intermixed with live performance and interview segments. Far better than the other Death Row video releases, this is still only for nostalgic die-hard fans of Snoop when he was a Doggy, as it contains some footage of interest. Murphy (of Chapelle's Show), who plays Snoop's killer, is Eddie's brother. DVD special edition contains extra music videos by Snoop from his Death Row era, as well as "Natural Born Killers". Excellent soundtrack, of no real relation to the movie, is also available.


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