Written and Directed by Darnell Martin, "Cadillac Records" chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. The film stars Adrien Brody as Leonard Chess, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Mos Def as Chuck Berry and Beyoncé Knowles as Etta James. Rounding out the cast are Gabrielle Union, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Cedric The Entertainer, Eamonn Walker and Tammy Blanchard. "Cadillac Records" is produced by Andrew Lack and Sofia Sondervan for Sony BMG Film and Executive Produced by Beyoncé Knowles and Marc Levin.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5

199 Ratings

199 Ratings

66% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.1/10
  • Fresh 80
  • Rotten 41

Critics Consensus: What Cadillac Records may lack in originality, it more than makes up for in strong performances and soul-stirring music.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Terrific performances make mature musical biopic memorable.

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Studio
Sony Pictures
Released
Copyright
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Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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