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

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The cast of Dolemite Is My Name Talk In-depth About the Film

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An Oral History

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Wesley Snipes and Keegan-Michael Key of Dolemite in the Corner Booth

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Eddie Murphy and Craig Brewer of Dolemite in the Corner Booth

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Ruth E. Carter and Dolemite Is My Name Screenwriters in the Corner Booth

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Dolemite Is My Name Takes Us To Film School

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Mike Epps and Craig Robinson of Dolemite Is My Name in the Corner Booth

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Tituss Burgess and Da’Vine Joy Randolph of Dolemite in the Corner Booth

Awards

National Board of Review
WINNER
| TOP FILMS
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
Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society
NOMINATED
| BEST ACTOR | Eddie Murphy
NOMINATED
| BEST COMEDY/MUSICAL
NOMINATED
| BEST COSTUME DESIGN | Ruth E Carter