Movies directed by Craig Brewer

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Black Snake Moan

Black Snake Moan is designed to look and sound like a B-grade exploitation flick. It opens with a hot sex scene followed shortly thereafter by the sight of a girl writhing on the ground in apparent sexual frustration. Later, there's booze and blu...

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2007-03-02
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sex, Nudity, Drugs, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Craig Brewer
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, Justin Timberlake
Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name isn’t only a biopic of the comedian/actor/musician Rudy Ray Moore, it’s Eddie Murphy’s Valentine to one of the most outrageous figures in ‘70s Blaxploitation films. Murphy has long desired to make a movie about Moor...

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2019-10-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Craig Brewer
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Kodi Smit-McPhee, ...
Footloose

When the characters in Footloose are dancing and the music is blaring, the film comes alive. It has energy and personality. Would that the same could be said about the dramatic scenes, which are hamstrung by a combination of mediocre acting and atr...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2011-10-14
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/MUSICAL
Director: Craig Brewer
Cast: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, ...
Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow takes a clich? and imbues it with new life through the virtues of directorial flair and talented acting. For most of its running time, Hustle & Flow follows familiar patterns, deviating only during a third act that brings the street'...

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2005-07-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Drugs, Brief Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Craig Brewer
Cast: Terrence Dashon Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, ...