Buy used:
$4.96
FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by Zifty
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Only viewed a few times. Disc plays perfectly! Genuine Original disc, original artwork. Not a copy or bootleg.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Snipes (Special Edition)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Snipes (Special Edition)


Available from these sellers.
12 new from $7.99 35 used from $0.98 4 collectible from $6.00
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
Snipes
Other Formats & Versions Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD Special Edition
$7.99 $0.98


Product Details

  • Actors: Sam Jones III, Nelly, Dean Winters, Zoe Saldana, Schooly-D
  • Directors: Rich Murray
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Special Edition, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: French, English, Spanish
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 encoding (US and Canada only)
    PLEASE NOTE:
    Some Region 1 DVDs may contain Regional Coding Enhancement (RCE). Some, but not all, of our international customers have had problems playing these enhanced discs on what are called "region-free" DVD players. For more information on RCE, click .
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: February 25, 2003
  • Run Time: 107 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000083C8U
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #56,591 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Snipes (Special Edition)" on IMDb

Special Features

None.

Editorial Reviews

Set in the mean streets of Philly, Snipes is a journey through the dark side of the rap music industry and an underworld of hustlers, thieves and killers who'll do whatever it takes to stay on top ofthe game. SNIPES features powerhouse performances by Nelly, Dean Winters (HBO's 'Oz'), Sam Jones III (TV's 'Smallville'), Zoe Saldana (Crossroads), and J.D. Williams (HBO's 'The Wire'). The film alsofeatures dynamic supporting roles from gangsta rapper Schoolly D, movie gangster Frank Vincent (Goodfellas), and rap diva Charli Baltimore.

Customer Reviews

The acting was good.
J3rm4ine
Others may disagree but I really think this is a good movie.
"nelzbabygurl"
Leonardo Jones III, that's who.
Clark Kent

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Paul Manion on February 28, 2003
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
"Snipes" is entertaining. It's not a cinematic masterpiece, nor does it aspire to be. It's leaps and bounds better than your average hip-hop movie where the latest rapper du jour gets a starring vehicle..."Exit Wounds" with DMX was a painful movie to watch. "Snipes" is enjoyable. Sure, there are some scenes that stretch the limits of plausibility, but all in all, it's a fun movie.
In the interest of full disclosure, I must say that I worked on this movie as a Production Assistant, but I'm not biased. I only worked on it for 2 days. But in one scene, they put me in the movie. I get carjacked near the end. Of course, I had to sit through the entire movie to see my 5 seconds of screen time, but "Snipes" made it an enjoyable wait. Check it out if you like fun urban thrillers.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C. Coleman on March 7, 2003
Format: DVD
How was this movie not released until now? It was made when Nelly released his second album and Sam Jones (who pulls a Sean Nelson and steals the show)stars on Smallville. While you can figure out the plot of the movie in the middle of it. An unexpected plot twist happens that isout of the blue. There is another twist in this movie that reflects real life, however it will spoil the plot of the movie, so I'll post a warning here for those that doesn't want the movie's twist given away.
SPOILER....
Dante Suarez has a cameo in this movie and much like Prolifick, whose mucis is never released to the public. Dante's album was never released when RCA dropped him from thier label. So this is the only time you get to see him ever.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Brittney on October 11, 2002
Nelly's debut movie was definitely a hit to me, not just because I'm his #1 fan, it just was.I recommend this movie it's good enough to see over again so I'm gon' hit the theaters back up. Although there were a very few things that weren't all that good but he's still a five!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By IhateMTV on May 15, 2004
Format: DVD
First of all, I despise Nelly. I think he's one of the worst mainstream rappers out there. The man can't rap and this movie shows that he can't act either. I really don't understand why all the other reviewers praise him as one of the best rappers to act in a film (but then again, none of the other reviewers even bothered to mention Winter's brilliant acting, so what do they know?).
I know that it sounds like I'm being unfair to Nelly just because I don't like his music, I actually tried the best I could to give him a chance. The fact is, the guy didn't show any emotion whatsoever, had the same exact facial expression throughout the entire movie, and used nothing but annoying slang words (which is really probably the writer's fault).
The movie, however, really suprised me. After watching the first ten minutes, I was just about ready to shut it off (it seemed like just another steriotypical hood movie that uses a bunch of slang words that anyone who doesn't watch MTV or BET won't understand), but I'm glad that i stayed around. The plot turned out to be great, with lots of twists and suprising swerves.
In my opinion, the best thing about this film was Dean Winters. I'm a huge fan of the hit HBO show Oz (His character, Ryan O'Reily, is actually my favorite prisoner on the show), and I only rented this because he was in it. Dean didn't disappoint either. He plays the arrogant, greedy, and selfish Bobby Starr perfectly. In fact, he's so good that it's almost impossible not to hate him. I'd also like to mention that there's a terrific deleted/extended scene with Bobby Starr and Johnnie Marandino, where Bobby furtherly tries to persuade Marandino to fund him for his rap company.
Overall, Snipes was a suprisingly good film. I give it a 7/10.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Ace Jones on August 7, 2005
Format: DVD
If you're expecting "Snipes" to be a standard entry in the rapper-tries-his-hand-at-acting genre, prepare to be pleasantly surprised. This is a complex, intelligently written thriller filled with unexpected twists and turns. Fans of Nelly will find plenty to praise (yes, he actually does have acting chops!), and as a hardcore fan of the HBO series "Oz" I loved the supporting roles played by Dean Winters and J.D. Williams (who also stars on HBO's "The Wire.") And interestingly, since this film came out, the female co-star, Zoe Saldana, has blown up as an actress. (She's had major roles in Steven Spielberg's "The Terminal" and starred opposite Ashton Kutcher in "Guess Who.")

In a nutshell, a smart screenplay, a solid cast and a lot of surprising twists add up to make "Snipes" a very entertaining film, and much more than you might expect upon first glance.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Ashley on July 5, 2014
Format: Amazon Instant Video Verified Purchase
I really enjoyed this movie
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By dee54 on January 19, 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
i love this movie saw it on bet and had to buy it and the white dude is from law and order svu and i didnt realize it till i saw what movies he done
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By txgyrl on February 11, 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I loved it ! Lots of twists and turns to keep you thinking and on your toes. Once you thought you've figured it out, something or someone else comes into play.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in