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Red Tails (2012)

PG-13
125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.
Writers
John Ridley (story) (screenplay) | Aaron McGruder (screenplay) | John B. Holway (book "Red Tails, Black Wings: The Men of America's Black Air Force")
Producers
Chas. Floyd Johnson (as Charles Floyd Johnson) | Rick McCallum
Cinematographer
John B. Aronson (as John Aronson)
Production Designers
Michael Carlin | Nick Palmer (as Nicholas Palmer)
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Budget
$ 58,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 18,782,154
Gross (USA)
$ 49,876,377
Gross (World)
$ 50,365,377
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Release date
Jan 20, 2012 (United States)

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Terrence Howard
Colonel A.J. Bullard Colonel A.J. Bullard   See fewer
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Cuba Gooding Jr.
Major Emanuelle Stance Major Emanuelle Stance   See fewer
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Nate Parker
Marty 'Easy' Julian Marty 'Easy' Julian   See fewer
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David Oyelowo
Joe 'Lightning' Little Joe 'Lightning' Little   See fewer
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Tristan Mack Wilds
Ray 'Junior' Gannon (as Tristan Wilds) Ray 'Junior' Gannon (as Tristan Wilds)   See fewer
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Ne-Yo
Andrew 'Smokey' Salem Andrew 'Smokey' Salem   See fewer
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Elijah Kelley
Samuel 'Joker' George Samuel 'Joker' George   See fewer
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Marcus T. Paulk
David 'Deke' Watkins David 'Deke' Watkins   See fewer
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Leslie Odom Jr.
Declan 'Winky' Hall Declan 'Winky' Hall   See fewer
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Maurice Wilson Maurice Wilson   See fewer
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Kevin Phillips
Leon 'Neon' Edwards Leon 'Neon' Edwards   See fewer
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Antwan 'Coffee' Coleman Antwan 'Coffee' Coleman   See fewer
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Sticks (as Cliff Smith) Sticks (as Cliff Smith)   See fewer
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Colonel William Mortamus Colonel William Mortamus   See fewer
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Lee Tergesen
Colonel Jack Tomlinson Colonel Jack Tomlinson   See fewer
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Major General Luntz Major General Luntz   See fewer
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Miller Miller   See fewer
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Brigadier General Hauser Brigadier General Hauser   See fewer
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Barnaby Kay
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Corporal Corporal   See fewer
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Ryan (as Joshua Dallas) Ryan (as Joshua Dallas)   See fewer
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Travis J. Hanson Travis J. Hanson   See fewer
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Kellison Kellison   See fewer
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R&R Crewman 2 R&R Crewman 2   See fewer
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Okezie Morro
Jammer Jammer   See fewer
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St. Lou St. Lou   See fewer
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Flynt Flynt   See fewer
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Campbell (as Rupert Perry Jones) Campbell (as Rupert Perry Jones)   See fewer
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Bryce Bryce   See fewer
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Lt. White Lt. White   See fewer
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Lead Bomber Gunner Lead Bomber Gunner   See fewer
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German Ground Soldier German Ground Soldier   See fewer
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Leon Ockenden
Co-Pilot Co-Pilot   See fewer
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German Ground Soldier (as Daniel Hirst) German Ground Soldier (as Daniel Hirst)   See fewer
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German Spotter German Spotter   See fewer
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German Guard German Guard   See fewer
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Chester Chester   See fewer
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Air Controller Air Controller   See fewer
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Luntz's Lieutenant Luntz's Lieutenant   See fewer
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Axis Mary (voice) Axis Mary (voice)   See fewer
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Pilot Ben Pilot Ben   See fewer
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Side Gunner J Side Gunner J   See fewer
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German Pilot ME262 German Pilot ME262   See fewer
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Co-Pilot Al Co-Pilot Al   See fewer
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German Pilot 2 German Pilot 2   See fewer
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Bomber Pilot C Bomber Pilot C   See fewer
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Side Gunner G Side Gunner G   See fewer
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German Pilot 3 German Pilot 3   See fewer
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German Pilot F German Pilot F   See fewer
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Side Gunner H Side Gunner H   See fewer
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Bouncing Betty Pilot Bouncing Betty Pilot   See fewer
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Tuskegee Airman (uncredited) Tuskegee Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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U.S. General (uncredited) U.S. General (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lt. David Long (uncredited) Lt. David Long (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Swing Dancer (uncredited) Swing Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Italian Fisherman (uncredited) Italian Fisherman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mechanic (uncredited) Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Groundscrew (uncredited) Groundscrew (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 31,329 votes