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Writers:
Eddie Murphy (stand-up material)
Eddie Murphy (opening sketch) ...
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Release Date:
18 December 1987 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
WARNING! You may be offended if you're black, white, male, female, rich or poor, Bill Cosby, Mr. T or Richard Pryor. See more »
Plot:
Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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(81 articles)
User Reviews:
Eddie Murphy: The Mouth That Roared! See more (52 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Eddie Murphy ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tatyana Ali ... Eddie's Sister (sketch)
Billie Allen ... Eddie's Aunt (sketch)
James Brown III ... Thanksgiving Guest (sketch)
Eyde Byrde ... Mrs. Butts (sketch) (as Edye Byrde)
Michelle Davison ... Thanksgiving Guest (sketch)
Clebert Ford ... Uncle Lester (sketch)
Geri Gibson ... Card Player #2 (sketch)
Birdie M. Hale ... Aunt Rose (sketch)

J.D. Hall ... Party Guest (sketch)
Barbara Harris ... Thanksgiving Guest (sketch) (as Barbara Iley)
Tiger Haynes ... Card Player #3 (sketch)
Leonard Jackson ... Uncle Gus (sketch)

Samuel L. Jackson ... Eddie's Uncle (sketch)
Jody Jones ... Eddie's Cousin (sketch)

Jo D. Jonz ... Eddie's Cousin

John Lafayette ... Thanksgiving Guest (sketch)
Davenia McFadden ... Eddie's Aunt (sketch)

Gwen McGee ... Eddie's Mother (sketch)
Lex Monson ... Card Player #4 (sketch)
Warren Morris ... Poetry Reader (sketch)

Deon Richmond ... Little Eddie (sketch)

Basil Wallace ... Eddie's Father (sketch)

Damien Dante Wayans ... Child Running in the House (sketch) (as Damien Wayans)
Ellis Williams ... Eddie's Uncle (sketch)
Carol Woods ... Eddie's Aunt (sketch)

Kim Wayans ... Interviewed Fan (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Townsend 
 
Writing credits
Eddie Murphy (stand-up material)

Eddie Murphy (opening sketch) &
Keenen Ivory Wayans (opening sketch)

Produced by
Jeffrey Chernov .... co-producer
Eddie Murphy .... executive producer
Richard Tienken .... executive producer
Robert D. Wachs .... producer
Keenen Ivory Wayans .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Ernest R. Dickerson 
 
Film Editing by
Lisa Day 
 
Casting by
Pat Golden 
 
Production Design by
Wynn Thomas 
 
Set Decoration by
Jim Fredericks  (as James T. Fredericks)
 
Makeup Department
Judi Goodman .... hair stylist
Marilyn Peoples .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jeffrey Chernov .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michea Caye .... second assistant director
Dwight Williams .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Joan Finley .... set dresser (as Joan Finlay-Alessi)
Barbara A. Kastner .... set dresser
James Mazzola .... property master
Jeff Mazzola .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer: effects
Jon Christodoulou .... sound assistant
Jon Christodoulou .... sound
Julia Evershade .... sound editor
Bill Fertig .... concert sound
Ed Gleason .... sync
Frank Graziadei .... sound mixer
David Hewitt .... remote recording: 24 track
Chris Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Jay Kamen .... supervising sound editor
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
Louis Sabat .... boom operator (as Louis Sabet)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Banks .... chief lighting technician
Jeff Boldenwick .... concert lighting
John Cambria .... second assistant camera
Richard J. Cartwright .... still photographer
Joseph F. Coffey .... camera operator
Angelo Di Giacomo .... first assistant camera
Craig DiBona .... camera operator
Liz Dubelman .... second assistant camera
Robert Fiore .... camera operator
Paul Gaffney .... second assistant camera
Craig Haagensen .... first assistant camera
Marc Hirschfeld .... first assistant camera (as Marc D. Hirshfeld)
Victor Huey .... first company grip (as Victor W. Huey)
Stan Keitt .... second assistant camera
Christophe Lanzenberg .... first assistant camera
Don Lenzer .... camera operator
Ed Marritz .... camera operator (as Edward Marritz)
Anastas N. Michos .... camera operator
Algernon Ramirez .... first assistant camera
Joe Ritter .... first assistant camera
Debbie Sarjeant .... first assistant camera
Bruce W. Talamon .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jody Berke .... wardrobe assistant
Darlene Jackson .... wardrobe: Eddie Murphy
Andrea Ross .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Norman B. Malin .... apprentice editor
Beverly Pinnas .... apprentice editor
Richard Ritchie .... color timer
Eric Strand .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Curt Sobel .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Jim Buckman .... transportation captain (as James S. Buckman)
 
Other crew
Fetteroff Colen .... personal assistant: Eddie Murphy
Dan Curry .... title design
Kurt Davis .... production assistant
Jane Nerlinger Evans .... production office coordinator
Marilyn Gill .... production assistant
Douglas J. Kenny .... location manager
Peter Lombardi .... production auditor
Patricia Matthews .... assistant: Robert D. Wachs/Eddie Murphy Productions
Kerry Lyn McKissick .... script supervisor
Sandy McLeod .... script supervisor
Uncle Ray Murphy .... security coordinator
Karen Penhale .... production office coordinator: Los Angeles
Susan Towner .... assistant accountant
Kim Wayans .... assistant: Mr Townsend/Mr Wayans
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Raw" - USA (short title)
"Raw: The Concert Movie" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
93 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:18A | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:16 | Ireland:15 | Netherlands:12 (re-rating) | Netherlands:16 (original rating) (1988) | Norway:15 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | UK:15 (re-rating) | USA:R (No. 28464) | West Germany:18

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The most successful stand-up concert film until The Original Kings of Comedy (2000).See more »
Quotes:
Eddie Murphy:She whined, "What have you done for me *lately*, Eddie?" I was like..."*Bitch*! You was butt-naked on a zebra last month!"See more »
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Soundtrack:
RESPECTSee more »

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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Eddie Murphy: The Mouth That Roared!, 1 December 2000
Author: EmperorNortonII from San Francisco, California

Whether you like Eddie Murphy or not, his performance in "Raw" is quite a show. He's the first to admit to his profane language. But even without the dirty words, he can still entertain, as evidenced by his vocal impressions of Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor. And his song medley at the end is a hilarious finish!

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