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. From director Craig Brewer; writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski; and the producing team John Davis, John Fox and Murphy; the film also features Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Snoop Dogg, Ron Cephas Jones, Barry Shabaka Henley, Tip 'TI' Harris, Luenell, Tasha Smith — plus costumes designed by Ruth E. Carter.

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. From director Craig Brewer; writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski; and the producing team John Davis, John Fox and Murphy; the film also features Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Snoop Dogg, Ron Cephas Jones, Barry Shabaka Henley, Tip 'TI' Harris, Luenell, Tasha Smith — plus costumes designed by Ruth E. Carter.

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Dolemite Is My Name Official Trailer

Awards

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award
NOMINATED
| BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING - FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE | Vera Steimberg, Debra Denson, Deborah Humphries
NOMINATED
| BEST PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIR STYLING - FEATURE-LENGTH MOTION PICTURE | Carla Farmer, Stacey Morris, Linda Villalobos