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Dolemite Is My Name ()


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When Hollywood shuts him out, multi-talented Rudy Ray Moore strikes out on his own to make the blaxploitation film Dolemite (1975).

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Status: post production
Status Updated: 11 Sep 2018

Cast

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Rudy Ray Moore
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L.A. pedestrian
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D'Urville Martin
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Jerry Jones
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Carrie Mills
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Nick
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Ben Taylor
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Dolphin Records Man
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Theodore Toney
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Jimmy Lynch
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Lady Reed
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Aunt
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California Cocktail Waitress
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Dolemite's Girl
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Dolphin Records Singer
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Donna
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Crystal
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Charline
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Joseph Bihari
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Dolemite Girl
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Premiere Photographer
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Julius Bihari
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White Actress
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Colton Silverman
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Lou Drozen
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Foxy
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Steven Dodd
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Stripper #1
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Heavyset Man
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Bob Brooks
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Pretty Girl
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Mr. Allen / Club Owner
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Saul Bihari
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Box Office Lady
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Joshua / Agitated Young Man
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Mississippi Waitress
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Chantel Apodaca
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Car Driver
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Theatre Manager
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White Boy #3
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Theater Guest
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Club Patron
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Dressy Patron
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Pool Boy
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Whore #5
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Randall Spade
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Restaurant Patron
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Movie Premiere Attendee
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Studio singer
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Rancid-Heroin Addict
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Tallahassee Manager
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Gang Banger
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Hobo
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Black DJ #1
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Irritable white woman
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Middle-Aged Actor / Warden
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Mama
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John McCarthy
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Prisoner
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White Boy #2
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Lady Reed's Son
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Smoo Ji
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Dolphin Records Man
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Movie Goer
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Boring White Man
Eric Shackelford ...
Groovy Theatre Guy
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Bar Patron
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Movie Theatre Patron
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Fx Trigger Tech
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Larry Munn
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Lester Bihari
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Makeout Couple
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Allan Jon Fox
Doug Payton ...
Barber #2
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Gangbanger
Adria Malcom Aziz ...
Waitress 2
Rob Smith ...
Professional Engineer
Andre Warmsley ...
Late comer
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Radio Station Engineer
Ashley Samuels ...
Club Patron
J Karma ...
Prisoner KC
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Customer (Baton Rouge Lounge)
Arlene Sylvester ...
Twerker
Fatimah Hassan ...
Movie Theater Worker
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Barbershop Customer
Matthew Osborne ...
Gang Banger #3
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Heckler
Khafre King ...
Club Patron
Kezii Curtis ...
Boy
Martel Shaw ...
California Club Goer
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Fan #2
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Club Patron
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Club Patron
Anyi Malik ...
Fan #1
Kamila Washington ...
LA Pedestrian
Thashawn Morgan ...
Special Guest / Bartender
Deidra Shanell ...
Rudy Ray Moore's Girl
Megan McEwen ...
Shirley - Script Supervisor
Kondwani Phiri ...
Movie Theater Patron
Tiarra Dowell ...
Movie Theatre Patron
Larry Hopson ...
Movie Fan
Peggy Morgan ...
Special Guest
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Boy's Father

Directed by

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Craig Brewer

Written by

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Scott Alexander ... ()
 
Larry Karaszewski ... ()

Produced by

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Michael Beugg ... executive producer
John Davis ... producer
John Fox ... producer
Charisse M. Hewitt ... executive producer
Eddie Murphy ... producer
Rob Smith ... associate producer
Bryan Yaconelli ... associate producer

Music by

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Scott Bomar

Cinematography by

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Eric Steelberg

Film Editing by

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Billy Fox

Editorial Department

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Corinne Bogdanowicz ... digital intermediate colorist
Jamie Clarke ... first assistant editor
Monique Eissing ... digital intermediate finishing artist
Scott D. Hanson ... additional editor
Greg Pastore ... colorist dailies
Virginia Schreiber ... additional colorist
Andrew Brueck ... digital intermediate administration (uncredited)

Casting By

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Lindsay Graham
Mary Vernieu

Production Design by

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Clay A. Griffith

Art Direction by

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Beat Frutiger ... supervising art director
Angela Stauffer

Set Decoration by

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Lisa K. Sessions

Costume Design by

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Ruth E. Carter

Makeup Department

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Jessica Lou Allen ... hair stylist
Elena Arroy ... makeup artist
Petrice Bankhead ... makeup artist
Shian S. Banks ... hair stylist
Jacki Brown ... hair stylist
Martha Callender ... makeup artist
Laura Calvo ... makeup artist
Victor Del Castillo ... makeup artist
Debra Denson ... Co-Department head makeup
Carla Farmer ... co-department head hair
Conrad Hilton ... barber/hairstylist
Deborah Humphries ... key makeup artist
Tinisha Meeks ... hair stylist
Stacey Morris ... co-department head hair
Edward Morrison ... hair stylist
Vera Steimberg ... co-department head make up (as Vera Steimberg Moder)
Joanetta Stowers ... makeup artist
Linda Villalobos ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Brad Arensman ... post-production supervisor
Bryan Yaconelli ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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David Berke ... second assistant director
Clint Buckner ... second assistant director: second unit
Jeffrey Hunt ... second second assistant director
Mark Anthony Little ... first assistant director
Bradley Morris ... first assistant director- second unit
Tristan Ringenoldus ... second second assistant director: dayplayer
Jeffrey Hunt ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Casey Alexander ... art department production assistant
Jennifer Bash ... assistant art director
Damon Bowden ... lead scenic
Timothy Burgard ... storyboard artist
Louie Esparza ... painter gang boss
Andre Freimann ... set dresser
Pilla Gastelo ... art department production assistant
Brandon Grice ... gang boss
Karen Higgins ... construction coordinator
Bart C. Hubenthal ... on-set dresser
Berenice Macias ... art department coordinator
Maggie Mannion ... assistant property master
Sean Mannion ... property master
Becky Martinez ... props
Ron Mason ... set designer
Lamont Snipes ... gangboss painter
Mike Sunga ... leadman
Lisa Tong ... set decoration buyer

Sound Department

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Mark Agostino ... pro tools musc playback and live recording mixer
Bobbi Banks ... Supervising Dialog/Adr Editor
Willie D. Burton ... sound mixer
Kristin Catuogno ... adr recordist
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Geraldo Gutierrez ... re-recording mix technician
Matthew W. Kielkopf ... sound effects editor
Johnny Kubelka ... epk sound mixer
Alyson Dee Moore ... foley artist
Christopher Moriana ... foley artist
Tom Ozanich ... re-recording mixer
John Sanacore ... foley mixer
Douglas Shamburger ... boom operator
Brian Tarlecki ... re-recording mix technician
Jeffrey Lee Zimmeran ... pro tool recording engineer

Special Effects by

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Jeremy Hays ... special effects supervisor
Jonathan Kombrinck ... special effects coordinator
Joaquin Ornelas ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Ndosi Anyabwile ... digital compositor
Zach Bailor ... digital compositor
Jasper M. Baltzersen ... compositor: Crafty Apes
Tanner Bartlett ... compositor
Daniel Berkowitz ... compositor: Crafty Apes
Nicholas Daniels ... compositor
Derick Dressel ... visual effects artist
Bryan Haines ... digital compositor
Duncan Key ... digital compositor
Young Min Kim ... compositor
Chris LeDoux ... visual effects supervisor
Mark LeDoux ... visual effects supervisor
Adam Pere ... visual effects producer
Paul Song ... visual effects
Jack Van Nuis ... compositor

Stunts

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Tiffany Abney ... stunts
Jerry T. Adams ... stunt performer
Janeshia Adams-Ginyard ... stunts: script stunt double
Johnny Alexander ... stunts
Aviel Ayoung ... stunt double: gang banger #1 / stunt performer
Dartenea Bryant ... stunt driver / stunts / utility stunts
Sadiqua Bynum ... stunt performer
Donny Carrington ... stunt performer
Anita Clay ... stunt performer
Kate Cochran ... stunts
Alyma Dorsey ... stunt performer
Whitney Ann Duggins ... stunts
Sandy Fletcher ... stunt performer
Gene Freeman ... stunt performer
Josh Fried ... stunts
Justin Gant ... stunt performer
Bubba Ganter ... stunt performer
Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez ... stunt performer
Zee James ... Kung Fu Army Stunts
Terrence Julien ... assistant stunt coordinator
Jonathan Richard King ... stunt performer
Tony Lazzara ... stunt driver
Wakisha Malone ... stunts
Richie Parker ... stunt performer
Don Powers ... stunt performer (as Don L Powers)
DaJuan Rippy ... stunt double: Davon Anthony
Sharlene Royer ... stunt performer: Kung fu army
Marcus Salgado ... stunt performer
Stephen W. Schriver ... stunts
Brett Smrz ... stunts
Jénel Stevens ... Kung Fu Army Fighter
Jake Tandy ... stunt performer
William Washington ... stunt coordinator
Eric Watson ... stunt performer
Nico Woulard ... stunt double: mike epps
PeiPei Alena Yuan ... stunt performer
Vaia Zaganas ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Norman Ash ... rigging electrician
Kent Baker ... rigging key grip
Craig Bauer ... camera operator: b camera
Nina Chadha ... digital imaging technician
Chris 'Chalky' Chalk ... lighting console programmer
George M. Chappell ... rigging electrician
Ryan Copeland ... set lighting technician
David Cronin ... best boy electric
Eric Kyle Deshazo ... additional video assist
Sean Devine ... dolly grip
François Duhamel ... still photographer
Michael Enriquez ... grip
Steven Frohardt ... Best Boy Rigging Grip
Sarah Galley ... first assistant camera: "c" camera / second assistant camera: "a" camera
Em Michelle Gonzales ... Digital Loader
Augustus Gordon ... rigging electrician
David Gordon ... rigging electrician
John Howes ... lighting technician
Renaldo Jackson ... rigging best boy electric
Jake Kaster ... lighting technician: day player
Christopher Lamb ... lighting technician
Joe Lara ... Rigging Grip
Allen Liu ... grip
Joe Macaluso ... Rigging grip
Zach Madden ... digital utility
Fernando Montes ... chief rigging technician
Greg Patterson ... rigging electrician
Earl Perque ... best boy grip
Jim Plannette ... gaffer
Dave Richardson ... key grip
Johanna Salo ... digital loader
Charles Simons ... dolly grip
Jeff Snyder ... video assist
Charles R. Sorenson ... rigging electrician
Nathan Stern ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Cody Strong ... lighting technician
Alex Tamayo ... lighting technician
Dempsey Tillman ... digital video engineer
Jimmy Ward ... first assistant "b" camera

Casting Department

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Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Rich King ... extras casting
Karrie Martin ... casting assistant
Patty Rhinehart ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sheila Boateng ... Costume Buyer
Alison Carrelli ... key bg set costumer
Christian Cordella ... costume concept artist: United States
Dana Kay Hart ... costume supervisor
Susan Lee ... costumer
Jendayi Luck ... costume pa
Houri Mahserejian ... costumer
Muto-Little ... costume maker
Alice Pico ... costumer
Dawn Ritz ... costumer
Nava R. Sadan ... key costumer
Dorotka Sapinska ... assistant costume designer
Larry V. Steele ... costumer
Susan Strubel ... key set costumer
Hayley Stuppel ... key costumer
Veronica Teong ... costume secretary

Location Management

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Luis Aguilar ... assistant location manager
Miles Beal-Ampah ... key assistant location manager
Neil Dave ... key assistant location manager
Russell Hadaya ... key assistant location manager
Julie Karelitz ... key assistant location manager
David B. Lyons ... location manager
Sonia K. Villerias ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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George Doering ... musician
Sidney Hopson ... musician: congas
Jarrett Johnson ... musician: vocalist
Dave Jordan ... music supervisor
Toko Nagata ... music coordinator
Mark Portmann ... Trailer Composer
Jasper Randall ... vocal contractor
Peter Rotter ... music contractor - sideline and songs
Philip Tallman ... music editor
Trygge Toven ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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Al Burton ... transportation coordinator
Greg Petrosyan ... picture car mechanic
Brad Quick ... driver
Harry Victor Schultz ... production van driver
Dave Woodcock ... water truck driver

Other crew

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Barbara Abelar ... script supervisor: splinter unit
Scott 'Ice Paq' Baron ... set medic
Paul Belenardo ... production accountant
Michelle Brattson ... Executive in Charge of Production
Kit Conners ... set staff production assistant
Demelza Cronin ... production coordinator
Trent Dickens ... production assistant
Spencer Frazen ... production assistant
Frederick Gourgue ... production assistant
Yusuf Hassan ... script coordinator
Justin S. Hong ... production assistant: day player
Michele Le Var ... Payroll Clerk
Ernie Malik ... Unit Publicist
Suzie Meyer ... set production assistant
Matthew Miskell ... ESN Coordinator
Sarai Morales ... 2nd Assistant Accountant
Nicholas David Nesbitt ... Studio Executive: Netflix
Aprille Nulan ... production assistant
Doug Payton ... stand-in for snoop dogg
Madeline G. Phelps ... additional set production assistant
Deborah Ricketts ... archive researcher
Michael Riley ... main title design
Tricia Ronten ... script supervisor
Christopher Rosenblum ... production assistant
Jennifer Salada ... first assistant accountant
Vincent Slaughter ... Payroll Accountant
Cle Sloan ... technical advisor
Desmond Smith ... key crafty service
Chad Weaver ... Accounting Clerk
Chelsea Wehner ... assistant production coordinator
Jonathan J. Williams ... assistant to john davis
Brandon Workman ... office production assistant

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Yo soy Dolemite (Spain)
  • Με Λένε Dolemite! (Greece)
  • Meu Nome é Dolemite (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 118 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Eddie Murphy's first R-rated film since Life (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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