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. Eddie Murphy, Scott Alexander, and Larry Karaszewski met extensively with Rudy Ray Moore before his death to develop how he would be portrayed on screen. This film is a love letter to the genre and the people who brought these films to life. Dolemite Is My Name tells the story of heart and soul that went into the making of one of the most celebrated blaxploitation films of its time.” From director Craig Brewer; writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski; and the producing team John Davis, John Fox, and Murphy. Dolemite is My Name is in theaters and on Netflix now.
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DOLEMITE IS MY NAME | Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore | Netflix
In 1970s LA, struggling comedian Rudy Ray Moore hits it big with his raunchy alter ego, Dolemite, then risks it all to take his act to the big screen.