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CB4 (1993)



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A bunch of rap-star wannabes attempt gangsta rap effrontery, call themselves CB4 (referring to a prison cell block), and become all the rage in the tough-as-you-can-be rap music industry. Before long, however, they discover themselves to be the targets of real gangsta violence. This parody featuring Chris Rock, Allen Payne and Deezer D, contains nudity, profanity, violence, substance abuse and sexual situations--as all gangsta rap comedies should.

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Chris Rock
as Albert
Allen Payne
as Euripides
Phil Hartman
as Robinson
Art Evans
as Alber Sr.
Arthur Evans
as Albert Sr.
Victor Wilson
as Lieutenant Davenport
Richard Gant
as Baa Baa Ack
Stoney Jackson
as Wacky Dee
LaWanda Page
as Grandma
Daphne Jones
as Tashana
John Walcutt
as Director
Lance Crouther
as Well Dressed Man
Niketa Calame
as Albertina
Jedda Jones
as Waitress
Al Clegg
as 976-Diss
Halle Berry
as Herself
as Himself
Ice Cube
as Himself
as Himself
Flavor Flav
as Himself
Tommy Davidson
as Weird Warren (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for CB4

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (10)

Tamra Davis, a musicvideo director with the well-received feature debut Guncrazy on her resume, might have really had something here had she settled on any one of the many paths the movie starts down.

March 26, 2009 | Full Review…

Torn between celebration and sendup, CB4 misses its big target as often as it hits.

March 31, 2008 | Full Review…
Top Critic

In parts it is hugely, monstrously funny.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…

CB4 promises sharper satire than it actually delivers.

September 7, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/5

Resolutely lame in all the wrong places, CB4 is nowhere near the witty satire it purports to be.

July 6, 2003 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

If your mood is loose and profane, if you speak hip-hop (or you just like hearing it) and if you think Rock is funny (he is), you'll be glad you checked this out.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

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Great comedy, an underestimated classic.

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