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Idlewild (2006)

R
121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love,...See moreA musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or his obligations to his father. Written by CCC See less
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Charles William Breen (as Charles Breen)
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Budget
$ 15,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,745,780
Gross (USA)
$ 12,571,185
Gross (World)
$ 12,643,027
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Aug 25, 2006 (United States)

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André Benjamin
Percival Jenkins Percival Jenkins   See fewer
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Big Boi
Rooster (as Antwan A. Patton) Rooster (as Antwan A. Patton)   See fewer
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Paula Patton
Angel Davenport Angel Davenport   See fewer
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Faizon Love
Sunshine Ace Sunshine Ace   See fewer
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Cicely Tyson
Mother Hopkins Mother Hopkins   See fewer
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Macy Gray
Taffy Taffy   See fewer
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Ben Vereen
Percy Senior Percy Senior   See fewer
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Bobb'e J. Thompson
Young Rooster Young Rooster   See fewer
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Patti LaBelle
The Real Angel Davenport The Real Angel Davenport   See fewer
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Jackie Long
Monk S. Dupois Monk S. Dupois   See fewer
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Bruce Bruce
Nathan Nathan   See fewer
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Bre'Wan Waddell
Young Percival Young Percival   See fewer
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Carol Mitchell-Leon
Auntie Belle (as Carol Mitchell Leon) Auntie Belle (as Carol Mitchell Leon)   See fewer
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China Anderson
Rooster's Daughter Rooster's Daughter   See fewer
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Isis Faust
Rooster's Daughter Rooster's Daughter   See fewer
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Kyra Freeman
Rooster's Daughter Rooster's Daughter   See fewer
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Rooster's Daughter Rooster's Daughter   See fewer
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Fonzworth Bentley
The Flask (voice) (as Farnsworth Bentley) The Flask (voice) (as Farnsworth Bentley)   See fewer
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Bryan Barber
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Cali Casino
Stagehand Stagehand   See fewer
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Kevin Rowe
Stagehand Stagehand   See fewer
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Lillian Jones
Stiffed Whore Stiffed Whore   See fewer
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Lakesha Lee
Wailing Mourner Wailing Mourner   See fewer
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Angelo Moore
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Afemo Omilami
Walter Walter   See fewer
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Liwaza Green
Fine Woman Fine Woman   See fewer
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Eva La Dare
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Nan (as Jennifer Johnson) Nan (as Jennifer Johnson)   See fewer
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Bobbi (as Jessica Castro) Bobbi (as Jessica Castro)   See fewer
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Sandi (as Kenna Morris) Sandi (as Kenna Morris)   See fewer
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Debra Killings
Angel (singing voice) Angel (singing voice)   See fewer
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Quinn Bass
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Torya Beard
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Jennifer Edmonds
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Ryan Francois
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Edgar Godineaux
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Terrance Harrison
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Micah James
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Erika T. Johnson
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Janice Lorraine
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Chanel Malvar
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Marielys Molina
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Adesola A. Osakalumi
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Henry 'Chopper' Platt
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Danielle Polanco
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Carlos Sierra
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Chloe Arnold
Tap Dancer (uncredited) Tap Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dabier
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Carlos V. Flores
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Raquel Horsford
Showgirl (uncredited) Showgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chicago Showgirl (uncredited) Chicago Showgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 4,927 votes