The Legend of Dolemite! (1994)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |  
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Though not well-known outside of a small circle of rabid fans, black satirist/comedian and the star of several blaxploitation films Rudy Ray Moore (AKA "Dolemite") had a profound influence on the comedy of Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy. This film profiles his life and career. Highlights include interviews with Moore, performance footage, and interviews with some of his more famous fans, including rappers Ice-T and Eazy-E, as well as clips from Moore's early films.

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Black [race], career, comedian, interview, performer, profile [character]