Dolemite is My Name Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2238

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 11

Theatrical Release Date: 10/25/2019

Language: English

Genre: Biography, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Craig Brewer

Actors: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Wesley Snipes, Craig Robinson, Chris Rock

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4/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 10/27/2019

Eddie Murphy gives the comeback performance of the decade in this energetic, bawdy, surprisingly inspirational, and heavily detailed tribute to one of the unlikeliest heroes of comedy and blaxploitation cinema.

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3/4

Dolemite - Review

Matthew Brady - wrote on 12/31/2019

Imagine 'The Disaster Artist', but a little more personality.

'Dolemite Is My Name' is an entertaining and raw story of Rudy Ray Moore/Dolemite. It's in the same vein as 'ED Wood'.

It's so great seeing Eddie Murphy back again and it's been awhile that I've seen him actually care for a project. This is finest performance in recent memory. He brings so much energy and charm to the role. While not a transformative performance since Eddie Murphy is basically playing himself, but it's clear to see that Murphy is paying a beautiful tribute Rudy Ray Moore than anything else, because he was a man who's lack of understanding and experience in movies still made him loved by many.

The rest of the cast were all fantastic and equally entertaining in their own roles. Particularly Wesley …

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