Fear of a Black Hat

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Writer/director Rusty Cundieff's satire of gangsta rappers, focusing on a hiphop trio who release a Christmas album called "Ho Ho 'Hos."
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Writer/director Rusty Cundieff's satire of gangsta rappers, focusing on a hiphop trio who release a Christmas album called "Ho Ho 'Hos."
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Special Features

Audio commentary by director Rusty Cundieff; Original theatrical trailers; Music videos; Deleted scenes; Cast interviews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/2008
  • UPC: 759731411226
  • Original Release: 1994
  • Source: Henstooth Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,844

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rusty Cundieff Ice Cold
Larry B. Scott Tasty Taste
Mark Christopher Lawrence Tone Def
Kasi Lemmons Nina Blackburn
Howie Gold Guy Friesch
G. Smokey Campbell Backstage Manager #1
Barry Heins Marty Rabinow
Eric Laneuville Jike Singelton
Rochelle Ashana Tiffini
Jaki Brown-Karman
Jeff Burr Chicago Cop
Lance Crouther Street Vender
Deezer D Jam Boy
Billy Elmer Security Guard #1
Nancy Giles Loreatha
Kenneth J. Hall John Liggert
Kimberly Hardin
Tim Hutchinson Reggie Clay
Rosemary Jackson Cheryl C.
Lamont Johnson MC Slammer
Penny Johnson Re-Re
Clyde Jones Rico
Moon Jones Jam Boy
Homeselle Joy Mabel Ann Jackson
Kurt Loder Himself
Bob Mardis
Jeff Pollack White Punk #2
Don Reed Daryll in Charge
Brad Sanders Promoter #2
Darin Scott Security Head
Technical Credits
Rusty Cundieff Director, Screenwriter
Stuart Blatt Production Designer
W.M. Christopher Borog Executive Producer
William Christopher Gorog Producer
Karen Horn Editor
Larry Robinson Musical Direction/Supervision
Darin Scott Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fear of a Black Hat
1. Start [1:24]
2. N.W.H. [2:21]
3. Tough Neighborhood U.S.A. [1:52]
4. My Peanuts [:44]
5. Landmark Music Hall, Chicago [6:24]
6. A Brush With the Law [5:39]
7. Guerrillas in the Midst (Rehearsal) [4:09]
8. Guerrillas in the Midst [10:22]
9. Tasty Taste's Love Song [1:39]
10. "Booty Juice" [1:16]
11. Ice's Ice Box [1:50]
12. Sunshine Estates [2:23]
13. Tone-Def Explains His Art [1:04]
14. Security Bust [3:25]
15. "F**k the Security Guards" [2:19]
16. "A Gangsta's Life Ain't Fun" [:57]
17. Rappers Against Violence [3:27]
18. Cheryl C [4:17]
19. Jike Spingleton Black Author [:56]
20. New Mack Village [2:11]
21. Tasty Taste's Welfare [1:05]
22. Keeping It Raw [5:58]
23. "Everybody's Got to Die" [3:48]
24. Come Pet the P.U.S.S.Y. [2:04]
25. "I'm Just a Human" [2:04]
26. "Granny Says Kick Your Black Ass" [1:02]
27. N.W.H. News [6:21]
28. The Black in the Hat Comes Back [6:39]
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Disc #1 -- Fear of a Black Hat
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   Scene Selectiom
   Special Features
      Director's Commentary: On/Off
      Music Videos
         My Peanuts
         Grab Yo Stuff
         Guerrillas in the Midst
         Booty Juice
         F**k the Security Guards
         Come Pet the P.U.S.S.Y.
         I'm Just a Human
         Granny Says Kick Yo Black Ass
         Wear Your Hat
         White Cops on Dope
         Ice Froggy Frog
      Deleted Scenes
      Cast Interviews
         Larry B Scott
         Mark Christopher Lawrence
         Rusty Cundieff
      Cast Introduction of Feature
      Original Movie Trailer One
      Original Movie Trailer Two
   Subtitles: On/Off
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Just a great Film

    This is not only extremely funny, but the way that it Parodies the Hip Hop of the early 90¿s is great. The most brilliant aspect of this movie is the transitions that the characters and the group take. This is a must see. Rusty Cundieff is just too brilliant to miss out on. Hope you all enjoy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    great movie

    this is a great mock movie. i grew up around the whole cross color and beeper scene. it's all just to funny. the extras on the dvd are just great.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Ridiculously funny

    If this movie wasn't so good, it would be criticized for patently ripping off the mocumentary 'This is Spinal Tap.' The style, story line, and even some of the punch lines are the same. Despite the cinematic plagarism, this movie finds its own way, and utilizes the 'Tap' style extraordinarily well. Very, very funny.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Rappers back in the day

    A scathing commentary & mockumentary in the same vein as Spinal Tap, detailing the trials & tribulations of a 1980's black rap group. It's seen through the eyes of the doctorate student recording the lifestyle of NWH (**s with Hats). References to NWA,Ice Cube,Ice-T, C&C Music Factory controversies are a hoot. Good historical references abound. Also strikes a cord about the exploitation prevalent in the music industry. The music & videos are excellent. The comedy is biting and enlightening. I have to dance when I watch it. Finally on DVD. I can hardly wait. It's a keeper.

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