Dolemite Is My Name

    All titles (4)
    TV Movie | 2018-2019 | Netflix | Biopic, Comedy | USA

    Project data

    Length of movie118'

    Trailers/Videos

    Brief synopsis

    Eddie Murphy leads this hugely entertaining biopic from Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow) with his hilarious and finely honed turn as comedian Rudy Ray Moore, who became a legend in midlife with his outlandish 1970s Blaxploitation chartacter Dolemite.
    (https://www.tiff.net/events/dolemite-is-my-name)

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Eddie MurphyRudy Ray Moore [L]
    Tituss BurgessTheodore Toney [L]
    Mike EppsJimmy Lynch [L]
    Da'Vine Joy RandolphLady Reed [L]
    Wesley SnipesD'Urville Martin [L]
    Bobby Rush [SR]Joachim Kretzer

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Director of photographyEric Steelberg
    Casting directorMary Vernieu
    Casting directorLindsay Graham
    Costume designerRuth E. Carter
    DirectorCraig Brewer
    EditorBilly Fox
    ComposerScott Bomar
    ProducerJohn Fox
    ProducerEddie Murphy
    ProducerJohn Davis [1]
    Executive producerMichael Buegg
    Production designerClay A. Griffith
    ScreenwriterLarry Karaszewski
    ScreenwriterScott Alexander

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Davis Entertainment Company [us]

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Sound (Postproduction)Berliner Synchron AG (BSG) (formerly BS Wenzel Lüdecke) [de]
    geman dubbing
    geman dubbing

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Davis Entertainment Company [us]2020Golden Globe Awards [us]Best Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyNominated
    Eddie Murphy2020Golden Globe Awards [us]Best Performance by an Actor Motion PictureNominated

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2019CanadaToronto International Film Festival (TIFF)Special presentations

    Cinema

    TypeCountryDateComment
    Theatre releaseUSAFriday, 04/10/2019
    PremiereSaturday, 07/09/2019Toronto International Film Festival [ca]