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R| 2 hr. 15 min.

Plot Summary
A blistering satire of network television's pitfalls and prejudices, a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a television writer's stunning rise and tragic downfall. Pierre Delacroix, a young, Harvard-educated man, who is the sole person of color, writing for an upstart network with floundering ratings. Despite several attempts, Delacroix has yet to see any of his concepts go into production.

Cast: Damon Wayans , Savion Glover , Jada Pinkett Smith , Tommy Davidson , Michael Rapaport , Thomas Jefferson Byrd , Paul Mooney , Sarah Jones

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Bamboozled (2000)

Release Date: October 20th, 2000|2 hr. 15 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A frustratingly uneven satire with undeniably sharp teeth, isn't afraid to shoot comic darts at its targets until blood is drawn. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Guaranteed to inspire, antagonize and divide his (Lee's) audience. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    On both technical and conceptual levels, Bamboozled is a movie that will leave Spike Lee fans bewildered. show more

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