Cadillac Records

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"Cadillac Records" chronicles the rise of Leonard Chess' (Adrien Brody) Chess Records and its recording artists including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Little Walter (Columbus Short), Chuck Berry (Mos Def), Willie Dixon (Cedric The Entertainer) and... read more
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"Cadillac Records" chronicles the rise of Leonard Chess' (Adrien Brody) Chess Records and its recording artists including Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Little Walter (Columbus Short), Chuck Berry (Mos Def), Willie Dixon (Cedric The Entertainer) and the great Etta James (Beyonce Knowles). In this tale of sex, violence, race and rock and roll in Chicago of the 1950s and 60s, the film follows the exciting but turbulent lives of some of America's greatest musical legends.

Original Release

12/05/2008

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Cast

Adrien Brody Leonard Chess
Jeffrey Wright Muddy Waters
Gabrielle Union Geneva Wade
Emmanuelle Chriqui Revetta Chess
Beyonce Etta James (as Beyoncé Knowles)
Beyoncé Knowles Etta James
Columbus Short Little Walter
Cedric the Entertainer Willie Dixon
Eamonn Walker Howlin' Wolf
Valence Thomas James Cotton
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Darnell Martin

Writers

Darnell Martin

Cast

Adrien Brody Leonard Chess
Jeffrey Wright Muddy Waters
Gabrielle Union Geneva Wade
Emmanuelle Chriqui Revetta Chess
Beyonce Etta James (as Beyoncé Knowles)
Beyoncé Knowles Etta James
Columbus Short Little Walter
Cedric the Entertainer Willie Dixon
Eamonn Walker Howlin' Wolf
Valence Thomas James Cotton
Jay O. Sanders Mr. Feder
Norman Reedus Chess Engineer
Aaron Munoz Manager
Kevin Mambo Jimmy Rogers
Chyna Layne Pot's Girlfriend Juanita
Albert Jones Hubert Sumlin
Jordan Haynes Pot Strong (as Jordan C. Haynes)
Suzette Gunn Minnie Ripperton (as Suzette Azariah Gunn)
Jill Flint Shelly Feder
Shiloh Fernandez Phil Chess

Producers

Beyoncé Knowles Executive Producer
Marc Levin Executive Producer
Beyonce Executive Producer
Andrew Lack Producer
Sofia Sondervan Producer
Beyonce Producer
Scott Cameron Producer
Petra Hoebel Producer

Editors

Peter C. Frank

2009 Golden Globe Best Original Song - Motion Picture Nominated
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