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Cadillac Records is a 2008 American biographical drama movie. It was written and directed by Darnell Martin. It explores the musical era from the early 1940s to the late 1960s. It is about the influential Chicago-based record-company executive Leonard Chess, and a few of the musicians who recorded for Chess Records.
|Directed by||Darnell Martin|
|Produced by||Sofia Sondervan|
|Written by||Darnell Martin|
|Narrated by||Cedric the Entertainer|
|Music by||Terence Blanchard|
|Edited by||Peter C. Frank|
|Distributed by||TriStar Pictures|
|Box office||$8.9 million|
The movie stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Eamonn Walker as Howlin' Wolf, and Beyoncé as Etta James.
The movie was released in North America on December 5, 2008 by TriStar Pictures.