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Basquiat

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Released August 9th, 1996, 'Basquiat' stars Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro, Claire Forlani The R movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 48 min, and received a score of 65 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 20 experienced critics.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Despite living a life of extreme poverty in Brooklyn, graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Jeffrey Wright) strives to rise up through the heady New York art scene of the 1970s and 1980s. He becomes the brightest star of neo-Expressionist painting and one of the most successful painters of his time, and even develops a friendship with Andy Warhol (David Bowie). But Basquiat's tumultuous life, specifically his addiction to heroin, overshadows his rise to fame, threatening all."

'Basquiat' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on YouTube, VUDU, Amazon.com, and XFINITY .

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