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R| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor (Robert Townsend) catches the ire of his grandmother (Helen Martin) 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 (Craigus R. Johnson).

Cast: Robert Townsend , Anne-Marie Johnson , Starletta DuPois , Helen Martin , Craigus R. Johnson , Dominick Irrera , Paul Mooney , Lisa Mende

Director: Robert Townsend

Genres: Comedy

Hollywood Shuffle (1987)

Release Date: March 20th, 1987|1 hr. 20 min.

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