Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.5
IMDB Rating 6.6
RottenTomatoes Rating 73%

Financials

Revenue: $16,153,593

Budget: $10,000,000

Profit: + $6,153,593


Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Aug 3, 1990

Rating: R

Run Time: 2h 09m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks , Universal Pictures


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Synopsis

Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's and Shadow's friendly rivalry on stage which spills into their professional relationship and threatens to tear apart the quartet.


Main Cast

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Bleek Gilliam

Age : 65 | Popularity : 32%

Spike Lee

Spike Lee

Giant

Age : 63 | Popularity : 26%

Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes

Shadow Henderson (Sax)

Age : 57 | Popularity : 22%

Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Esposito

Left Hand Lacey (Piano)

Age : 61 | Popularity : 7%

John Turturro

John Turturro

Moe Flatbush

Age : 63 | Popularity : 15%

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Madlock

Age : 71 | Popularity : 57%

Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy

Eggy

Age : 57 | Popularity : 5%

Nicholas Turturro

Nicholas Turturro

Josh Flatbush

Age : 58 | Popularity : 4%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
Production Producer
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
Writing Writer
Spike Lee
Spike Lee
Sound Sound Designer
Skip Lievsay
Skip Lievsay
Original Music Composer
Bill Lee
Bill Lee
Camera Director of Photography
Ernest R. Dickerson
Ernest R. Dickerson
Editing Editor
Samuel D. Pollard
Samuel D. Pollard
Department Role Name

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