Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 65%
TMDB Rating 7.1
IMDB Rating 7
RottenTomatoes Rating 66%

Financials

Revenue: $8,880,045

Budget: $12,000,000

Profit: - $-3,119,955


Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Dec 5, 2008

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 49m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Parkwood Entertainment


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Synopsis

The story of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in 1950s Chicago, and the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's musical legends, including Muddy Waters, Leonard Chess, Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James and Chuck Berry.


Main Cast

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody

Leonard Chess

Age : 46 | Popularity : 30%

Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright

Muddy Waters

Age : 54 | Popularity : 10%

Beyoncé Knowles

Beyoncé Knowles

Etta James

Age : 38 | Popularity : 58%

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union

Geneva Wade

Age : 47 | Popularity : 4%

Columbus Short

Columbus Short

Little Walter

Age : 37 | Popularity : 7%

Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric the Entertainer

Willie Dixon

Age : 55 | Popularity : 11%

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Revetta Chess

Age : 44 | Popularity : 27%

Eamonn Walker

Eamonn Walker

Howlin' Wolf

Age : 57 | Popularity : 14%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Darnell Martin
Darnell Martin
Script Supervisor
Melissa Kalbfus
Melissa Kalbfus
First Assistant Director
Jonathan Starch
Jonathan Starch
Writing Writer
Darnell Martin
Darnell Martin
Camera Director of Photography
Anastas N. Michos
Anastas N. Michos
Still Photographer
Eric Liebowitz
Eric Liebowitz
Production Producer
Andrew Lack
Andrew Lack
Sofia Sondervan
Sofia Sondervan
Executive Producer
Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Knowles
Unit Production Manager
Petra Hoebel
Petra Hoebel
Location Manager
Ronnie Kupferwasser
Ronnie Kupferwasser
Sound ADR Editor
Cate Montana
Cate Montana
David Briggs
David Briggs
Dialogue Editor
Cate Montana
Cate Montana
David Briggs
David Briggs
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Lewis Goldstein
Lewis Goldstein
Supervising Sound Editor
Lewis Goldstein
Lewis Goldstein
Foley Supervisor
Rachel Chancey
Rachel Chancey
ADR Mixer
Chris Navarro
Chris Navarro
ADR Recordist
Nathan Lindsey
Nathan Lindsey
Boom Operator
Teferra McKenzie
Teferra McKenzie
Sound Effects Editor
Mark Filip
Mark Filip
Rusty Dunn
Rusty Dunn
Sound Mixer
Jeff Pullman
Jeff Pullman
Music Supervisor
Beth Rosenblatt
Beth Rosenblatt
Music Editor
John Carbonara
John Carbonara
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Johnetta Boone
Johnetta Boone
Makeup Department Head
Marjorie Durand
Marjorie Durand
Hair Department Head
Jeffrey Rebelo
Jeffrey Rebelo
Art Production Design
Linda Burton
Linda Burton
Art Direction
Nicolas Locke
Nicolas Locke
Property Master
Leni Calas
Leni Calas
Editing Editor
Peter C. Frank
Peter C. Frank
Crew Stunt Coordinator
Stephen A. Pope
Stephen A. Pope
Special Effects Coordinator
Drew Jiritano
Drew Jiritano
Visual Effects Visual Effects Supervisor
Robert Lopuski
Robert Lopuski
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