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Hollywood Shuffle

1987-03-20 | Comedy
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Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the title role, he has a series of conflicted dreams satirizing African-American stereotypes in Hollywood, and must reconcile his career goals with his desire to remain a positive role model for his little brother.
Director: Robert Townsend
Stars: Robert Townsend, Craigus R. Johnson

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Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the title role, he has a series of conflicted dreams satirizing African-American stereotypes in Hollywood, and must reconcile his career goals with his desire to remain a positive role model for his little brother..
The runtime of Hollywood Shuffle is 82 minutes.
The casts of Hollywood Shuffle are Robert Townsend starring as Bobby Taylor, Craigus R. Johnson starring as Stevie Taylor, Helen Martin starring as Bobby's Grandmother, Starletta DuPois starring as Bobby's Mother, Keenen Ivory Wayans starring as Donald, Anne-Marie Johnson starring as Lydia.
The certification of Hollywood Shuffle is R.
Hollywood Shuffle won 1987 Amiens International Film Festival, 1987 Deauville Film Festival.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Hollywood Shuffle is 7.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 85/100, Metacritic rating is 74/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The genre of Hollywood Shuffle is Comedy.
On July 30, 2021, there were 4330 public reaction to Hollywood Shuffle including stereotypical view, series of vignettes, laugh out loud, stereotyped character, with inspiring moments.
The release date of Hollywood Shuffle is March 20, 1987.
The director of Hollywood Shuffle is Robert Townsend.