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Dolemite Is My Name (2019)

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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.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Eddie Murphy ... Rudy Ray Moore
Kodi Smit-McPhee ... Nick
Keegan-Michael Key ... Jerry Jones
Wesley Snipes ... D'Urville Martin
Chris Rock ... Daddy Fatts
Craig Robinson ... Ben Taylor
London Worthy ... L.A. pedestrian
Snoop Dogg
Mike Epps ... Jimmy Lynch
Tituss Burgess ... Theodore Toney
T.I.
Chelsea Gilson ... Carrie Mills
Luenell ... Aunt
Jamaal Lewis ... Dolphin Records Man
Ivo Nandi ... Julius Bihari
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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.

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Rated R for pervasive language, crude sexual content, and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

4 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Eddie Murphy and Cheryl Francis Harrington previously co-starred in the claymation series The PJs (1999). See more »

Quotes

Lady Reed: [to Rudy Ray] I'm so grateful for what you did for me, cause I'd never seen nobody that looks like me up there on that big screen.
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Features Dolemite (1975) See more »

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Eddie Murphy is back
11 September 2019 | by imdb-ikysmoviedatabaseSee all my reviews

Murphy finally makes a come back with this movie I found it very funny think everyone will enjoy it to


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