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Writers (WGA):
Robert Ramsey (written by) &
Matthew Stone (written by)
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Release Date:
7 November 2008 (USA) See more »
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Out of sync. Never out of style.
Plot:
Though it's been some twenty years since they have spoken with one another, two estranged soul-singing legends agree to participate in a reunion performance at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
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Double Mac and Jackson please! See more (25 total) »

Cast

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Samuel L. Jackson ... Louis Hinds

Bernie Mac ... Floyd Henderson

Sharon Leal ... Cleo

Adam Herschman ... Phillip

Sean Hayes ... Danny Epstein

Affion Crockett ... Lester

Fatso-Fasano ... Pay-Pay (as Fatso Fasano)

Jackie Long ... Zig-Zag

Mike Epps ... Duane Henderson

John Legend ... Marcus Hooks

Isaac Hayes ... Himself

Vanessa del Rio ... Full-Figured Neighbor

P.J. Byrne ... Floyd's Doctor

Ken Davitian ... Ardesh Kezian

Jennifer Coolidge ... Rosalee

Sara Erikson ... Chastity

Soledad O'Brien ... Herself

Randy Jackson ... Narrator (voice)

Jackie Johnson ... Weather Woman
Shane Sampson ... Henderson Twin #1
Dylan Sampson ... Henderson Twin #2
Bart Hansard ... Flagstaff Lounge Manager
Michael Brouillet ... Keyboard Player (Flagstaff)
Sean Goulding ... Trombone Player (Flagstaff) (as Sean Robert Goulding)

Ritchie Montgomery ... Emmett the Drunk
Clay Yocum ... Audience Member (Flagstaff)

Juan Gabriel Pareja ... Tow Truck Driver (as Juan Pareja)

Lara Grice ... Peabody Desk Clerk

Paul T. Taylor ... Peabody Hotel Manager (as Paul Taylor)
Monyetta Shaw ... Odetta
Jody Thompson ... Deputy
Maurice DuBois ... Newscaster
Miko DeFoor ... Apollo Stage Manager
Michael Showers ... Detective in Charge
Millie Jackson ... Claudette
Willie Hall ... Himself

Ben Cauley ... Himself

Charles 'Skip' Pitts ... Himself (as Skip Pitts)

Scott Bomar ... Bassist

Archie 'Hubie' Turner ... Keyboard
Art Edmaiston ... Baritone Saxophone

Marc Franklin ... Trombone
Robin Moffett ... Female Singer
Ketrick Robinson ... Male Singer
Jovan 'Jr.' Taylor ... Baritone Sax Player
Nathan Adams ... Tenor Sax Player
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael C. 'Mike' Allen ... NYC Police Officer (uncredited)
LaVita Brooks ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)
NyaSimone Caldwell ... Henderson daughter (uncredited)
Keenan Carter ... Young Louis Hinds (uncredited)
M Charlotte Cheatham ... Extra (uncredited)
Gary D. Earl ... Officer Harris (uncredited)

Ron Fagan ... Hotel Couple - Man (uncredited)

Ted Ferguson ... Dancing Cowboy (uncredited)

Michael Franklin ... Trumpet Player (uncredited)
Cindy McBride ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Lee Ann McDade ... Apollo Audience Member / House of Blues Audience Member (uncredited)
Donald Meyers ... Man in Hotel Lobby (uncredited)

James Paul ... Apollo Nite Club Patron (uncredited)
Joey Robinson ... Foxy Lady (uncredited)

Franklin Ojeda Smith ... Impersonator / Isaac Hayes (voice) (uncredited)

Marchello Stewart ... Date (uncredited)
Calvin Sykes ... Younger Floyd Henderson (uncredited)
Alicia Tennant ... Female Singer / Audience Member (uncredited)
Kenon Walker ... Beale St. Patron (uncredited)
Thomas Wallace ... News Photographer (uncredited)
Steven Whitemon ... Officer White (uncredited)

Directed by
Malcolm D. Lee 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Robert Ramsey (written by) &
Matthew Stone (written by)

Produced by
Charles Castaldi .... producer
David T. Friendly .... producer
Steve Greener .... producer
W. Mark McNair .... executive producer (as Mark McNair)
Donald Sparks .... associate producer (as Donald L. Sparks)
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Stanley Clarke 
 
Cinematography by
Matthew F. Leonetti 
 
Film Editing by
William Henry  (as Bill Henry)
Paul Millspaugh 
 
Casting by
Aisha Coley 
Lisa Mae Fincannon 
Christopher Gray  (as Chris Gray)
 
Production Design by
Richard Hoover 
 
Art Direction by
Meghan C. Rogers 
 
Set Decoration by
Brenda Meyers-Ballard 
 
Costume Design by
Danielle Hollowell 
 
Makeup Department
Allan A. Apone .... makeup artist: Mr. Jackson (as Allan Apone)
Andrea Bowman .... assistant hair stylist (as Andrea 'Mona' Bowman)
Erica Brunson .... makeup artist
Kerri Bunn .... makeup artist: Memphis
Teressia Carter .... hair stylist: Mr. Mac
Krystal Kershaw .... assistant makeup artist
Susan Laprelle .... hair technician
Linda Lazar .... additional makeup artist
Pauletta O. Lewis .... key hair stylist (as Pauletta O. Lewis-Irwin)
Vonda K. Morris .... makeup department head
LeDiedra Richard-Baldwin .... key makeup artist (as Le Diedra Richard-Baldwin)
Yolanda Sheridan .... makeup artist
Robert L. Stevenson .... department head hair stylist (as Robert Louis Stevenson)
Victoria Wood .... wig maker: Samuel Jackson, Bernie Mac
Crystal Woodford .... assistant hair stylist (as Crystal R. Woodford)
Dionne Wynn .... assistant makeup artist
Adam Brandy .... special makeup effects laboratory technician: lace hair piece prep (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Paul A. Levin .... post-production supervisor
Jeff Maynard .... executive in charge of post-production
Carey Len Smith .... post-production executive
Matthew Stein .... executive in charge of production
Jen Wall .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brad Arnold .... second second assistant director
Karen Davis .... second assistant director
Donald Sparks .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Keith Abel .... on-set dresser
Aaron Boutte .... art production assistant
David Keith Broome .... lead greensman
Marcia Bruscato-Poss .... construction buyer
Todd Clevenger .... scenic artist
Darian Corley .... on set dresser: Memphis
Nick S. Cross .... art department production assistant
Ken Deubel III .... lead scenic
Will E. Drummond .... set dresser
Frank Gray III .... set dresser: Memphis
Frank Hendrick .... set dresser
Nicole LeBlanc .... art department coordinator
Joe McCusker .... construction coordinator
Bryce Moore .... assistant property master
Roy 'Bucky' Moore .... property master
Jessica Navran .... set designer
Noel Rideout .... set dresser
Corie Savary .... art department production assistant
Nicholas Scott .... assistant art director
Floyd B. Sterling .... set dresser
Greg Washington .... construction medic
Dahlia Wilde .... preproduction researcher
John N. Wood .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Michael Barry .... re-recording mixer
Courtney Bishop .... adr recordist
Derek Casari .... stage engineer
Bob Chefalas .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Rick Chefalas .... assistant sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Greg Crawford .... adr mixer: Atlanta
Robert Eber .... sound mixer
Scott Edelson .... boom operator
Ryan Farris .... sound utility: daily
Dave Flynch .... foley editor
Eric Hirsch .... sound re-recordist
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Mike Howells .... adr recordist
Kenton Jakub .... adr editor
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer
George A. Lara .... foley mixer
Paloma Mele .... assistant sound editor
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Jac Rubenstein .... dialogue editor
Wyatt Sprague .... sound effects editor
Lidia Tamplenizza .... assistant sound editor
Paul Urmson .... supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer
Steven Visscher .... supervising foley editor
Chris Welcker .... utility sound dayplayer
Aaron Zeller .... production ProTools operator
Aaron Zeller .... sound utility
Lawrence Zipf .... apprentice sound editor
Roy Machado .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Matt Corrigan .... dead body technician
Matt Kutcher .... special effects supervisor
Matt Mehring .... special effects technician
Gary Pilkinton .... special effects foreman
James Scaramuzzo .... special effects assistant
Robert Vazquez .... special effects supervisor (as Bob Vazquez)
 
Visual Effects by
Cara Buckley .... visual effects producer: RhinoFX
Matt Connolly .... animator
Camille Geier .... visual effects executive producer: RhinoFX
Mickey Gorenstein .... Flame compositor: RhinoFX
Lucien Harriot .... visual effects producer: Mechanism Digital
Lucien Harriot .... visual effects supervisor: Mechanism Digital, Inc.
Karin Levinson .... production executive: RhinoFX
Yuval Levy .... CG supervisor: RhinoFX
Ashley Lomax .... modeler: RhinoFX
Bogdan Mihajlovic .... matchmove technical director: RhinoFX
David W. Reynolds .... Flame compositor: RhinoFX
David W. Reynolds .... digital compositor
Jim Rider .... visual effects supervisor: RhinoFX
Traceigh Scottel .... production supervisor: visual effects unit
Michael Viscione .... lighter: RhinoFX
Richard Weissman .... Flame compositor
 
Stunts
Bobby Aldridge .... stunt performer
Kiante Elam .... stunt double
Kofi Elam .... stunt driver
Norman Epperson .... precision driver
Justin Rodgers Hall .... stunt double
Malosi Leonard .... stunts
Terry Leonard .... stunt coordinator: Los Angeles
Ed McDermott II .... precision driver
Buddy Sosthand .... stunt double: Bernie Mac
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pierre Ash .... electrician
Mike Barnett .... ultimate arm operator
Don Bixby .... gaffer
Robert Branam .... video assist technician
Jayson S. Coddington .... grip
Oswald Colunga .... grip
Justin Cooley .... film loader
Christopher Crowther .... rigging electrician
Rene Crusto .... grip
James 'Spud' Danicic .... ultimate arm technician
Robert Duke .... grip
Ferdinand Duplantier Jr. .... rigging gaffer
Chris Fisher .... first assistant camera
Charles 'Tom' Hinson .... rigging best boy
Jeff Hinz .... key rigging grip
Doug Hyun .... still photographer
Bill Jackson .... lighting technician
D.H. Jacobs .... electrician (as Daniel H. Jacobs)
Brad Keyes .... rigging grip
Jerry D. Knight .... electrician
Krystle Lamoreaux .... grip
Krystle Lamoreaux .... rigging grip
Marc Marino .... best boy electric
Tim Marshall .... gaffer
Wayne Marshall .... electrician
John T. Martin .... key grip
Johnathon R. Martin .... grip
Markus Mentzer .... second assistant camera
Joshua Miller .... electrician
Amy Newman .... dimmer board operator
Coby Nissen .... lighting technician
Brandon Ponticelle .... second assistant camera
Mark Santoni .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Michael St. Hilaire .... "a" camera operator
Todd Thompson .... dolly grip
Jimi Udel .... grip
Stephen J. Ullman .... camera operator: "b" camera
Stephen J. Ullman .... steadicam operator
Charles B. Walker .... rigging grip
Roger Wall .... assistant camera
Ernie Wann .... grip
Kristopher Weaver .... rigging electric
Alex P. Willson .... rigging electrician
 
Casting Department
Anne Davison .... casting associate: New York
Brandon Sonny DeSorbo .... extras casting
Salina Duplessis .... casting intern
Gary D. Earl .... extras casting assistant
Taleia Gilliam .... casting intern
Juan Carlos Ortiz-Duran .... extras casting scout
LaTanya Potts .... casting associate
Selisa Sirls .... extras casting
Jackie Sollitto .... casting assistant
Steven Whitemon .... extras casting assistant (as Steven Whiteman)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sona Amroyan .... set costumer
Myeshea Baker .... set costumer
Leigh Bell .... set costumer
Doré Cermak .... costume production assistant
Jim Alan Cook .... costumer
Askia Won-Ling Jacob .... stylist: Mr. Jackson (as Askia Jacob)
La Shan Knox .... set costumer
Whitney Kyles .... assistant costume designer
Richard Schoen .... costume supervisor
Lily Scott .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Jill-Morgan Aubert .... apprentice editor
Brian Boyd .... digital preview colorist
Ernest Leif Boyd .... first assistant editor
Lynn Cassaniti .... apprentice editor
Jimmy Fusil .... digital intermediate producer
Ann Gray .... post-production coordinator
David Sooc .... apprentice editor
Benjamin Sutor .... digital intermediate editor
Michael Underwood .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Location Management
Alex Borys .... location manager
Karen Brady .... key assistant location manager
Christina DeCharles .... assistant location manager
Kendrick Hudson .... location scout
Matthew Keim .... location assistant
Martin Lane .... location manager: Memphis
Phillip Messinger .... location scout
Robert Saba .... assistant location manager: Memphis
 
Music Department
Scott Bomar .... music producer: song
Portia Griffin .... background vocals
Winston A. Hall .... piano consultant
Lawrence Manchester .... score mixer
Lawrence Manchester .... score recordist
Matt Mariano .... composer: additional music
Matt Mariano .... musician: Synths
Eric J. Paul .... assistant music editor (as Eric Paul)
Charles 'Skip' Pitts .... musician
Seth Riggs .... music vocal coach
Jason Stasium .... score mixer
Alex Steyermark .... executive music producer
Robin Urdang .... music consultant
E. Gedney Webb .... supervising music editor
Will Wheaton .... background vocals
 
Transportation Department
Mark Bascle .... security driver: Samuel L. Jackson
Nalla Black .... driver: Tennessee
Richard Burch .... driver: insert car
Paul Castillo .... transportation
J.J. Echavarria .... picture car coordinator assistant
J.J. Echavarria .... picture car coordinator (as Johnny Echavarria)
Monte Emery .... camera truck driver: Tennessee
Greg Faucett .... transportation coordinator
Phil K. Frost .... driver
Monica W. Fuller .... driver (as Monica Williamson)
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
Gerald Hardy .... driver
Connie Herring .... transportation co-captain
Robert Jepson .... driver: cast
Aaron D. Moore .... driver: hair/makeup
Lonnie Nelson .... transportation captain
Beverly Reeves .... driver
Michael Scotty .... insert car driver
Steven Willhoite .... driver: production van
James Yeates .... driver: honeywagon
 
Other crew
Jessica Adducci .... office production assistant (as Jessica Powers)
Heather Babineaux .... key craft service
Stephanie Beman .... assistant craft service
Dave Brown .... accounts clerk
Richard E. Carter II .... set production assistant
Je'Niece Childress .... assistant: Mr. Mac
Robert Cline .... on-set medic
Brooke Coleman .... production secretary
Keiann Collins .... dialogue coach: Mr. Mac
Amanda Curry .... first assistant accountant
Richard Ehlert .... caterer
Jordan Brendan Finnegan .... assistant: Mr. Castaldi (as Jordan Finnegan)
Jonathan Frey .... assistant: Mr. Friendly, Shreveport
Jerry D. Funderburk .... extras coordinator
Karen Gehres .... epk producer
Jeffrey Gladu .... payroll accountant
Chris Goyne .... set production assistant
Ann Gray .... additional voice
Will Greenfield .... assistant production coordinator
Matthew K. Grigsby .... production accountant
Vealer Harris .... cast liason
Mariah Breitel Hembree .... post script services (as Mariah Breitel)
Paul Huber .... set production assistant
Jim Jaffe .... product placement executive
Margeaux C. Johnson .... production secretary
Phyllis Johnson .... adr loop group
Kumi Kimball .... executive assistant: Mr. Hayes
Jessica Lee .... clearance coordinator (as Jessica M. Lee)
Eric Majette Jr. .... production assistant
Adryan Maney .... accounting clerk
Michael Maxwell .... caterer
Volney McFarlin .... assistant: Mr. Jackson
Christie Moreau .... adr loop group
Kevin Muller .... assistant production coordinator: LA unit
Brian Nailing .... cook
Ian D. Navran .... production assistant
Talibah Lateefah Newman .... assistant: Mr. Lee
Bill Parris .... production assistant
JD Piché .... production assistant
Deanna Plascencia .... executive assistant: Mr. Greener
Ashley Renee Saunders .... travel coordinator
Nina Saxon .... title designer
Tracey Schaefer .... unit publicist (as Tracey Zemitis)
Dee Schuka .... post production accountant
Jamal Sims .... choreographer
Amy Sobin .... script supervisor
Christopher Tanks .... assistant: Mr. McNair (as Chris Tanks)
Michelle Tonjes .... stand-in (as Michelle Lott)
Amanda Toye .... assistant: Mr. Friendly, Los Angeles
Robert Vega .... title designer
Christian Walker .... stand-in
Tucker Wells .... key set production assistant (as Justin Tucker Wells)
Jen Willis .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Cedric B. Glover .... special thanks (as Mayor Cedric B. Glover)
Isaac Hayes .... dedicatee
Felipe Linz .... special thanks
Bernie Mac .... dedicatee
 

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Rated R for pervasive language, and sexual content including nudity
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Trivia:
Two of the film's co-stars, Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes, died just one day apart. Bernie Mac died on August 9, 2008, and Isaac Hayes died the next day, August 10, 2008.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Louis and Floyd first put on their old suits to perform, Floyd's jacket rips up the back. When they appear on stage, Floyd's jacket is not ripped.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Blues Brothers (1980)See more »
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19 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Double Mac and Jackson please!, 25 January 2009
Author: intelearts from the big screen

Soul Man is was it is... crude, rude, and genuinely funny. It has two of the hardest working actors in showbiz - the late great Bernie Mac and Samuel L Jackson as two has been soul stars on a road trip to a funeral / tribute concert of the late great Marcus Hook (John Legend).

This is comedy at full speed, it makes no apologies and takes no prisoners - but is also genuinely full of laughs.

All in all I think Mac wouldn't mind this being his last movie - never a man for great subtlety here the pair look like they had a lot of fun making this and the best bits are the improv off-script rants.

It's no comedic masterpiece, and the plot is cheesy, and the whole thing is just a beer and pizza adventure - but you have to admire the energy and fun.

A fitting tribute to Bernie Mac who loved life and people and was a very very, very hard-working stand-up comic.

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