- Craig Brewer
- United States
Dolemite Is My Name begins in 1970’s Los Angeles. Rudy Ray Moore is a struggling singer and comedian with no particular talent. However, Rudy is able to find a particular niche when he creates the character of Dolemite. His vulgar stand-up comedy act brings Rudy some modest success. But when Rudy and his friends decide to take the next step and create a movie about Dolemite, their experiences lead to hijinks and hilarity. However, will anyone even want to see the passion project of Rudy and his friends?