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  • Basquiat (1996)
  • R
    107 min | Biography, Drama
Basquiat (1996)
R
107 min | Biography, Drama

The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.
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Director
Writers
Lech Majewski (story) (as Lech J. Majewski) | John Bowe (short story) (as John F. Bowe) | Julian Schnabel | Michael Holman (story development) (as Michael Thomas Holman)
Cinematographer
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Production Designer
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Release date
Aug 9, 1996 (United States)

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Cast

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61 cast members
Name Known for
Jeffrey Wright
Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat   See fewer
Michael Wincott
Rene Ricard Rene Ricard   See fewer
Benicio Del Toro
Benny Dalmau Benny Dalmau   See fewer
Claire Forlani
Gina Cardinale Gina Cardinale   See fewer
David Bowie
Andy Warhol Andy Warhol   See fewer
Dennis Hopper
Bruno Bischofberger Bruno Bischofberger   See fewer
Gary Oldman
Albert Milo Albert Milo   See fewer
Christopher Walken
The Interviewer The Interviewer   See fewer
Willem Dafoe
The Electrician The Electrician   See fewer
Jean-Claude La Marre
Shenge (as Jean Claude LaMarre) Shenge (as Jean Claude LaMarre)   See fewer
Parker Posey
Mary Boone Mary Boone   See fewer
Elina Löwensohn
Annina Nosei Annina Nosei   See fewer
Paul Bartel
Henry Geldzahler Henry Geldzahler   See fewer
Courtney Love
Big Pink Big Pink   See fewer
Tatum O'Neal
Cynthia Kruger Cynthia Kruger   See fewer
Chuck Pfeiffer
Tom Kruger (as Chuck Pfeifer) Tom Kruger (as Chuck Pfeifer)   See fewer
Rockets Redglare
Rockets Rockets   See fewer
Esther G. Schnabel
Esther Milo Esther Milo   See fewer
Jack Schnabel
Jack Milo Jack Milo   See fewer
Lola Schnabel
Jacqueline Milo Jacqueline Milo   See fewer
Peter McGough
Peter McGough Peter McGough   See fewer
David McDermott
David McDermott David McDermott   See fewer
Michael Chow
Mr. Chow Mr. Chow   See fewer
Steven Randazzo
Maitre' d at Ballato's Maitre' d at Ballato's   See fewer
Michael Badalucco
Counterman at Deli Counterman at Deli   See fewer
Joseph R. Gannascoli
Guard at Hospital Guard at Hospital   See fewer
Hope Clarke
Matilde Matilde   See fewer
Brian Wright
Young Jean Michel Young Jean Michel   See fewer
Denise Burse
Mary on TV Mary on TV   See fewer
Robert Alexander
Band Guy Band Guy   See fewer
Vincent Laresca
Vincent Vincent   See fewer
Nemo
Nemo Nemo   See fewer
Leonard Jackson
Jean Michel's Father Jean Michel's Father   See fewer
Dave Shelley
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
William Seymour
Mr. Chow's Maitre' d Mr. Chow's Maitre' d   See fewer
Richard E. Butler
Medieval Villager (as Richard Butler) Medieval Villager (as Richard Butler)   See fewer
Joe Glasco
Medieval Villager Medieval Villager   See fewer
Steven Parenago
Medieval Villager Medieval Villager   See fewer
Vladamir Parenago
Medieval Villager Medieval Villager   See fewer
José Luis Ferrer
Medieval Villager (as Jose Luis Ferrer) Medieval Villager (as Jose Luis Ferrer)   See fewer
Irene Kiss
Medieval Villager Medieval Villager   See fewer
Richard the Ox
Medieval Villager Medieval Villager   See fewer
Julie Araskog
Julie (uncredited) Julie (uncredited)   See fewer
Brian Donahue
Bigot at Barbetta (uncredited) Bigot at Barbetta (uncredited)   See fewer
Vincent Gallo
Party Guest Vincent Gallo (uncredited) Party Guest Vincent Gallo (uncredited)   See fewer
Melody Krell
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
Linda Larkin
Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
Olatz López Garmendia
Christine (uncredited) Christine (uncredited)   See fewer
Jennifer Miro
Soho Art Gallery Guest (uncredited) Soho Art Gallery Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Mullaney
Videographer (uncredited) Videographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Outlaw
Paul (uncredited) Paul (uncredited)   See fewer
John Romano
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Sampson
Young Joe Dallesandro (uncredited) Young Joe Dallesandro (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Urb
Chef at Leshko's Restaurant (uncredited) Chef at Leshko's Restaurant (uncredited)   See fewer
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