Bamboozled Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 32 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 25 Ratings

Summary: An Ivy-League educated writer (Wayans) joins a comedy show at a major network. The show includes an all black cast, but is written by mostly white people. One of his first ideas is to have a skit where the cast wears "black face," and the show becomes an instant smash.


Runtime: 135 min
Rating: Rated R for strong language and some violence.
Production: New Line Cinema
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Apr 17, 2001
Director Credit
Spike Lee Director
Writer Credit
Spike Lee Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Damon Wayans Pierre Delacroix
Jada Pinkett Smith Sloan Hopkins
Michael Rapaport Thomas Dunwitty
Savion Glover Manray/Mantan
Cast Credit
Canibus Mau Mau: Mo Blak
DJ Scratch Mau Mau: Jo Blak
Gano Grills Mau Mau: Double Blak
Gillian Iliana Waters Verna
M.C. Serch Mau Mau: 1/16th Blak
Mos Def Mau Mau: Big Blak Afrika (Julius Hopkins)
Paul Mooney Junebug
Sarah Jones Dot
Susan Batson Orchid Dothan
Thomas Jefferson Byrd Honeycutt
Tommy Davidson Womack/Sleep'n Eat
Producer Credit
Jon Kilik Producer
Kisha Imani Cameron Associate Producer
Spike Lee Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: