Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Director: Craig Brewer
Writer(s): Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Wesley Snipes, Craig Robinson, Chris Rock, Snoop Dogg, Tituss Burgess, Chelsea Gilson, T.I., Mike Epps, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Jamaal Lewis, Luenell, Monique StaTeena, Li Eubanks, Ivo Nandi, Tommie Earl Jenkins, Fatimah Hassan, London Worthy, Aaron Craven, Toni Duclottni, Phil Abrams, LaNease Adams, Gerald Downey, Kazy Tauginas, Shannon Reynosa, David M Sandoval Jr., Akono Dixon, Paige Annette, Denise Milfort, Jernard Burks, Mark Krenik, Baker Chase Powell, Knajula Edwards, Garland Whitt, Jill Savel, Bubba Ganter, Cheryl Francis Harrington, Sade E. Moore, Jenny Steadman, Aleksandar Filimonovic, Ro Lott, Milan Carter, Quartay DeNaya, Darrell Keith Harris, Adam Pepper, Saudia Rashed, Joshua Weinstein, Leonel Claude, Demetrius Hodges, Eric Shackelford, Isis Sinclair, Michael Peter Bolus, Khafre King, Henry Monfries, Justin Gant, A.J. Tannen, Krystian Alexander Lyttle, Claude Phillips, Camryn Howard, Kyle Merryman, Matthew Jablonski, Peggy Lenora, Cliff Redding, Bobby Rush, Alfonso Christian Lover, John Michael Herndon, Stephaun Pender, Bobby Milhouse, Lamar Usher, Martel Shaw, Valerie Hall, Allen Rueckert, Gina Lohman, Kamila Washington, Nayanna Holley, Anika C. McFall, Kezii Curtis, Darryl Blalock, Bj Bingham, R.J. Asher, Cjon Saulsberry, Denise Jaxon, Timothy P. Brown, Tony Brown, Rob Smith, Bernadine Durham, Benjamin Carlton, David Parkman, Matthew Osborne, Deidra Shanell, Phylicia Townes, Larry Hopson, Doug Payton, Anyi Malik, Kondwani Phiri, Adria Malcom Aziz, Chris Reese, John Fluker, deMann, Peggy Morgan, Davon Anthony, Andre Warmsley, Thashawn Morgan, Joseph Beck, Arlene Sylvester, Tiarra Dowell, Charles Jake Johnson, Megan McEwen, Ronin Lee, Jarell Henry, Ashley Samuels, Kareem Spann, Ryan Goldsmith, Luke Matheis
Synopsis: Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a comedy and rap pioneer who proved naysayers wrong when his hilarious, obscene, kung-fu fighting alter ego, Dolemite, became a 1970s Blaxploitation phenomenon. READ REVIEW
Release Date: October 25, 2019 (USA) | Length: 118 min | Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for pervasive language, crude sexual content, and graphic nudity.
Note: A Netflix original. Production began June 12, 2018. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2019. Above is the Netflix release date.