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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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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)
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Budget
$ 3,300,000
Opening Wknd
$ 83,863
Gross (USA)
$ 3,011,195
Gross (World)
$ 3,011,195
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Release date
Aug 9, 1996 (United States)

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Jeffrey Wright
Jean Michel Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat   See fewer
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Michael Wincott
Rene Ricard Rene Ricard   See fewer
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Benicio Del Toro
Benny Dalmau Benny Dalmau   See fewer
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Claire Forlani
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David Bowie
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Dennis Hopper
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Jean-Claude La Marre
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Parker Posey
Mary Boone Mary Boone   See fewer
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Elina Löwensohn
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Paul Bartel
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Courtney Love
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Chuck Pfeiffer
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Rockets Rockets   See fewer
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Esther G. Schnabel
Esther Milo Esther Milo   See fewer
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Jack Schnabel
Jack Milo Jack Milo   See fewer
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Jacqueline Milo Jacqueline Milo   See fewer
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Peter McGough Peter McGough   See fewer
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David McDermott David McDermott   See fewer
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Joseph R. Gannascoli
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Hope Clarke
Matilde Matilde   See fewer
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Brian Wright
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Denise Burse
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Leonard Jackson
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6.9 / 10 | 17,824 votes