BUSTA RHYMES FILMOGRAPHY
Title: Full Clip
Cast: Busta Rhymes, Xzibit
Summary: An urban action flick with as much excitement and violence as that genre usually entails, FULL CLIP stars Busta Rhymes as Joshua Pope, a drifter who returns to his small Alabama hometown when he finds out his father has passed away. Joshua stands to inherit a hotel, a Cadillac, and $250,000, but things have changed since Joshua left. The corrupt police force now rules the town with no regard for the law, extorting small businesses and living excessively off the loot. Joshua's future depends on taking them down, and he recruits the help of his old friend Duncan (Xzibit) and his crew to help him. With the old guard out of the way, however, Joshua comes to realize firsthand that power corrupts, and now he must deal with the monster he's created! Wyclef Jean narrates.
Title: The Punisher
Cast: Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Will Patton, Busta Rhymes
Released: April 16th, 2004 (wide)
US Box Office: $33,682,273
Summary: Frank Castle ia a man who has seen too much death in his life, first as a Delta Force Op and later as an FBI special agent. He has managed to beat considerable odds, and is finally moving out of the field and into a normal life with him wife, Maria, and young son, Will. However, on his final assignment, the operation spins out of control and a young man, Bobby Saint, is inadvertently killed. This places the FBI on the wrong side of Tampa businessman Howard Saint, his wife Livia, and their underworld ties. Inflamed by the death of their son, the Saints are on a mission of blood vengeance. Frank's worst nightmare comes true when Howard Saint and his lieutenants unleash hell at the Castle family reunion. But Castle, to his everlasting torment, survives. Now, Frank Castle--the Punisher--views the world as one darkened by war, crime, cruelty, and injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees, only his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his iron determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains.
Title: Halloween: Resurrection
Cast: Tyra Banks, Sean Patrick Thomas, Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Brad Loree,
Released: July 12, 2002
US Box Office: $30,259,652
Summary: The nurses at Grace Anderson Sanitarium tell stories of patient Laurie Strode. She's the sister of the murderous legend Michael Myers - and 3 years ago, she thought she had destroyed her sibling for good. She was wrong - dead wrong. After killing an innocent man, she was locked away and hasn't spoken a word since. The staff believes her to be suicidal - they've caught her on the roof before. But Michael Myers has other plans for Laurie...Back in the sleepy town of Haddonfield, Illinois, Freddie Harris, an ambitious entrepreneur, is ready to make some money with his new "reality" Internet event called Dangertainment. He's recruited six local college students to take part in his webcast. The "danger" arises when the students find out they have been picked to spend the night in the childhood home of Michael Myers. After an initial interview at the Haddonfield Inn, the students think they're all set for whatever scares come their way - and ready to reap the scholarship benefits Freddie is offering! Halloween arrives and the group prepares to enter the run-down house. There's Sara, a psychology major who's rather reserved. Her friend Jen Danzig is hoping her Dangertainment debut will lead to fame in broadcasting. There's Rudy Grimes, a student of culinary arts who's pretty handy with a knife. Bill Woodlake is a law student more interested in women than books. Jim Morgan is a music major rebel in leather and Donna Chang is a beautiful but smart skeptic. The cameras are on and the broadcast is live as the group sets out to explore the secrets of the Myers house. Outside in the garage-based control room, Freddie and his assistant Nora are ready for some Halloween fun of their own. But what the group doesn't know is that Michael Myers has come home - and he's ready to clean house!
Cast: Ray Liotta, Jason Patric, Chi McBride, Busta Rhymes, Anne Openshaw
Released: December 20, 2002
US Box Office: $10,460,089
Summary: Nick Tellis is a recovering drug addict. But staying clean is not so easy for this Detroit narcotics officer when the police department reinstates him in order to investigate an elusive 'narc' squad homicide. After a rookie cop is mysteriously killed in the line of duty, the police department teams Tellis up with the dead cop's partner--the volatile Lieutenant Henry Oak--to solve the murder. Soon the two of them find themselves crawling through the mean streets of Detroit. Their probative investigation leads them through filthy drug dens, crack houses, and alleyways to track the killer, but these all too familiar surroundings plague Tellis like a nightmare. As Tellis gets closer to revealing the truth behind the murder, he finds himself in jeopardy of losing his family, his dignity, and his life.
Title: Smoke Out
Cast: Kath Soucie, Casey Kasem, Busta Rhymes (As Reptar), Phil Proctor, Tim Curry,
Released: November 17, 2000
US Box Office: $76,501,438
Summary: Chuckie and the other Rugrats venture to Paris, where they take in the sights and explore an amazing new amusement park, EuroRepartland. However, once there, they realize that the park's creator, the child-despising Madame La Bouche, has designs on Chuckie's lonely, widower father as part of her evil plan to further her career.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Busta Rhymes, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale
Released: June 16, 2000
US Box Office: $70,327,868
Summary: When spoiled college kid Walter Wade kills a young black student, John Shaft makes the arrest. Walter skips bail and flees the country, and after two years of waiting, Shaft hauls him back into custody as Walter secretly returns to the States. But when Walter's wealthy father posts bail once again, Walter is back on the streets and looking to put Shaft in a body bag. So are two of Shaft's corrupt colleagues, Jack Roselli and Jimmy Grovitch, as well as a Dominican drug lord, Peoples Hernandez, who wants revenge on Shaft for humiliating him in the neighborhood he rules. For backup, Shaft has only his two closest pals: Carmen, a colleague on the police force; and his streetwise confidant, Rasaan. Meanwhile, Shaft has to track down the one murder witness, Diane Palmieri, who can put all of his enemies away for good even as the toughest killers in the city close in on him.
Title: Higher Learning
Cast: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly, Ice Cube, Busta Rhymes
US Box Office: $36,809,424
Summary: Three freshman students embark on their first semester at fictitious Columbus University, where, in addition to normal adolescent problems, they're also confronted with serious prejudice, intolerance, racism and sexism among the student body. Former high school track star, Malik, learns that as long as he keeps winning races the university will support him, but as far as his academic life is concerned, they don't care a bit whether he learns anything at college or not. Kristin Conner, a middle-class white girl from Orange County, discovers that she is ill-prepared for college life and in matters sexual she finds that the male students don't always accept "no" for an answer. She also finds that her own sexual proclivity is not as clear-cut as she'd always imagined. Remy, a quiet kid from Idaho who has no social skills, turns to the only group who'll have him--the skinheads. He's so grateful for their acceptance that he finds he'll do anything to stay in their good graces.
Title: Who's The Man?
Cast: Dr Dre , Ed Lover, Badja Djola, Cheryl James, Busta Rhymes
US Box Office: $11,298,835
Summary: Harlem's two worst barbers are forced into another profession; they become policemen at the urging of their strong-arm boss.
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