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73 Ratings

Hollywood Shuffle

Directed by Robert Townsend
United States, 1987


Bobby Taylor wants to be a respected actor. From Sam Spade to Shakespeare to superheros, he can do it all. He just has to convince Hollywood that gangstas, slaves and “Eddie Murphy-types” aren’t the sum of his talents.

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Hollywood Shuffle Directed by Robert Townsend

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

1988 | Nominee: Best First Feature

Deauville Film Festival

1987 | 2 wins including: Coup de Coeur LTC

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