American Comedian

Rudy Ray Moore

  • Mar 17, 1927 - Oct 19, 2008 (age 81)
  • 5' 10" (1.78 m)
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2019
Dolemite Is My Name
MovieSep 7, 2019

Dolemite Is My Name

Eddie Murphy portrays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore, a …
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.
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2017
SongAug 4, 2017

Dolemite Theme
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2008
Rudy Ray Moore
PersonalOctober 2008

Rudy Ray Moore

Rudy Ray Moore passed away.
2007
A Stupid Movie for Jerks
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MovieJun 23, 2007

A Stupid Movie for Jerks

When Sam is tricked into …
When Sam is tricked into getting arrested by his long-time best friend, he discovers that the whole friendship was a scam devised just to play that one practical joke. Years later, having lost everything and incapable of trust, he meets his former friend again. Filmed in cartoony style and featuring a cameo by 70's Blaxploitation star Dolemite, "A Stupid Movie for Jerk" is a surreal comedy about blind faith.
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2006
SongAug 29, 2006

Signifyin' Monkey
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SongAug 29, 2006

Shine & the Great Titanic
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2005
Vampire Assassin
MovieAug 9, 2005

Vampire Assassin

Martial artist Ron Hall stars in this dark vampire thriller …
Martial artist Ron Hall stars in this dark vampire thriller reminiscent of BLADE. Ambitious cop Derek (Hall) is dogged by a phobia that is unfortunate in his line of work. Having witnessed ...
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Lil' Pimp
MovieJan 11, 2005

Lil' Pimp

The movie Lil Pimp follows a little boy with red hair and …
The movie Lil Pimp follows a little boy with red hair and freckles. He moved to an urban area with his family and has trouble fitting in. He meets a prostitute by the name of Sweet Chiffon and he makes friends with her and her pimp named Fruit Juice. The boy decides that he wants to be a pimp. After school he works with Fruit Juice to get the pimp style and manner down. He does not want to go home but his mother thinks he is being kept again his will. His mother finds out that the mayor is after her boy and the pimp. She goes undercover as a prostitute in order to get the keys to the town hall.
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2003
The Watermelon Heist
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MovieMay 20, 2003

The Watermelon Heist

To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a …
To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.
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The Legend of Dolemite
MovieFeb 28, 2003

The Legend of Dolemite

Blaxploitation legend Rudy …
Blaxploitation legend Rudy Ray Moore tells all in a retrospective of his illustrious career as the original "Godfather of Rap".
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2002
The Dolemite Explosion
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MovieMay 17, 2002

The Dolemite Explosion

From the baddest black …
From the baddest black action hero of all time; more bone-breaking, more name-taking, more booty-shaking and more love-making. Dolemite is back from Africa with his all-girl kung-fu army.
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2001
SongOct 9, 2001

Pool Shootin' Monkey
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2000
Big Money Hustlas
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MovieJul 18, 2000

Big Money Hustlas

It's New York City, and the crime lord Big Baby Sweets has …
It's New York City, and the crime lord Big Baby Sweets has got NYC around his finger. The NYPD is helpless so the Chief sends out for Sugar Bear, a 70s, Dolemite worshiping, rhyming supercop from San Fransisco to stop Big Baby, his Magic Ninjas, Hack Benjamin (Jumpsteady, and his 2 sidekicks, Big Stank and Lil' Poot, with the help of Officer Harry Cox.
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Prank
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MovieFeb 1, 2000

Prank

It was just supposed to be a harmless prank: Steal the …
It was just supposed to be a harmless prank: Steal the Olympic Torch from local sports celebrity, Sue Sue Robinson, before she is able to make the relay. Then Eddie and Matt, a. k. a. Johnny Murder, can hold it for ransom under the coverage of the entire world's media. A sure shot at instant fame. Only one problem - Mrs. Robinson won't let go, and Eddie and Matt end up with a hostage in one of the worst comical foul-ups ever.
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1999
Jackie's Back
MovieJun 14, 1999

Jackie's Back

"Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (Jenifer Lewis) …
"Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (Jenifer Lewis) (her ancestors were George Washington's slaves). Lewis is our leading lady with an incredible singing voice. Jackie is planning her...
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American Pimp
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MovieJan 1, 1999

American Pimp

Street pimps, all of them African-American, discuss their lives …
Street pimps, all of them African-American, discuss their lives and work: getting started, being flamboyant, pimping in various U.S. cities, bringing a woman into their group, taking a woman from another pimp, and the rules and regulations of pimping. The men are clear: it's about money. The women work every night, hustle hard, turn over all their earnings, and steal anything they can from clients. We meet a few of the women, who tell us what they want from a pimp. We also listen to a women who's legally employed at a Nevada brothel; we meet her White boss, a legal pimp. He and the street pimps, some of whom are now retired, make the case for legalizing the trade.
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1997
Fakin' Da Funk
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MovieJul 20, 1997

Fakin' Da Funk

A Chinese baby boy is adopted by a black couple in ATL. 17 …
A Chinese baby boy is adopted by a black couple in ATL. 17 years later he moves with his mom and bro to a black LA hood. A Chinese girl ends up in the same hood for the summer with a black family. Will they fit in?
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B*A*P*S
MovieMar 28, 1997

B*A*P*S

Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead …
Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).
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1995
Murder Was the Case
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MovieFeb 14, 1995

Murder Was the Case

Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, …
Follows the exploits of Snoop Doggy Dogg as he gets shot, and makes a deal with the devil to survive.
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1992
Martin
TV ShowAug 27, 1992

Martin

Martin is an American television sitcom that aired for five …
Martin is an American television sitcom that aired for five seasons on Fox from August 27, 1992, to May 1, 1997. It starred Martin Lawrence as Martin Payne, Tisha Campbell as his girlfriend and eventual wife Gina, Thomas Mikal Ford as Tommy, Carl Anthony Payne II as Cole, and Tichina Arnold as Pam. Lawrence also played several other characters.
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Def Comedy Jam
TV ShowJul 1, 1992

Def Comedy Jam

Def Comedy Jam is an HBO television series produced by …
Def Comedy Jam is an HBO television series produced by Russell Simmons. The series had its original run from July 1, 1992 to May 2, 1997. Simmons was inspired to make Def Comedy Jam by Jerry Lewis' movie The Nutty Professor. The show returned on HBO's fall lineup in 2006. Def Comedy Jam helped to launch the careers of several African-American stand-up comedians.
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1987
Biography
TV ShowApr 6, 1987

Biography

Biography is an American documentary television …
Biography is an American documentary television series and media franchise created in the 1960s by David L. Wolper and owned by A&E Networks since 1987. Each episode depicts the life of a notable person with narration, on-camera interviews, photographs, and stock footage. The show originally ran in syndication in 1962–1964, and in 1979, on A&E from 1987 to 2006, and on The Biography Channel (later Bio, now FYI) from 2006 to 2012. After a five-year hiatus, the franchise was relaunched in 2017. Over the years, the Biography media franchise has expanded domestically and internationally, spinning off several cable television channels, a website, a children's program, a line of books and records, and a series of made-for-TV movies, specials, and miniseries, among other media properties. Biography has won a Peabody Award (1962) and three Emmy Awards (1997, 1999, 2002).
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1982
Penitentiary II
MovieApr 2, 1982

Penitentiary II

An ex-con, on parole and trying to straighten his life out, …
An ex-con, on parole and trying to straighten his life out, decides to resume his boxing career when one of his prison enemies escapes and kills his girlfriend.
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1979
Disco Godfather
MovieSep 1, 1979

Disco Godfather

A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry …
A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco Godfather vows "to personally come down on the suckers that's producing this shit!" He takes to the streets, slaps drug dealers and even exposes a crooked cop that is covering for the dealers. In between, he still finds time to manage the Blueberry Hill and perform. "Put a little slide in yo' glide," he pleads to the patrons, "Put some weight on it!" Disco Godfather tracks down the kingpin that is behind all the angel dust production, but not before he is kidnapped and forced to inhale PCP through a gas mask!
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1977
Petey Wheatstraw
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MovieNov 1, 1977

Petey Wheatstraw

Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) is a candidate to …
Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) is a candidate to become the devil's son-in-law. The storyline is a scaffolding on which Rudy Ray Moore's standup humor can be unfolded. Beginning life as the afterbirth to a watermelon, the young Wheatstraw becomes a martial artist, but is unable to best the evil comedy team of Leroy and Skillet, who also indulge in wholesale murder. Satan restores the comedians' victims to life, and charges Petey with the task of marrying his clock-stoppingly ugly daughter to giving him a grandchild. When Petey attempts to default on the deal, he is pursued by the devil's henchmen.
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1976
The Monkey Hustle
MovieDec 1, 1976

The Monkey Hustle

A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to …
A new highway threatens a Chicago neighborhood, so to protest the residents throw a block party.
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The Human Tornado
MovieJul 23, 1976

The Human Tornado

Dolemite flees to California, where he helps Queen Bee and her …
Dolemite flees to California, where he helps Queen Bee and her Kung Fu prostitutes battle a local gangster.
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1975
Dolemite
MovieApr 26, 1975

Dolemite

After he is released from jail, a pimp takes on the criminals …
After he is released from jail, a pimp takes on the criminals and corrupt police officers who framed him in the first place.
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SongJan 1, 1975

Petey Wheatstraw
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SongJan 1, 1975

Have You Seen My Mule
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SongJan 1, 1975

Dolemite
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1927
Rudy Ray Moore
BirthMarch 1927

Rudy Ray Moore

Rudy Ray Moore was born.
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