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Craig Brewer

Screenwriter / Film Director / Film Producer | * 12/06/1971 (49) | Virginia (United States of America (USA))
Craig Brewer (born December 6, 1971) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His 2005 movie Hustle & Flow won the Audience Award at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and achieved commercial success, along with an Academy Award for Best Original Song, "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp". He is also known for directing the 2011 remake of Footloose, the 2019 film Dolemite Is My Name and the 2021 film Coming 2 America; the latter two starring Academy Award-nominee Eddie Murphy. ()
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Craig Brewer is an American film director and screenwriter. His 2005 movie Hustle & Flow won the Audience Award at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and achieved commercial success, along with an Academy award for Best Original Song, "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Music | Comedies

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Movies with Craig Brewer as Actor(1)

as Kegger Dancer2011 Footloose

Movies with Craig Brewer as Crew(20)

Directing/Director2021 Coming 2 America
Directing/Director2019 Dolemite Is My Name
Writing/Screenplay2016 The Legend of Tarzan
Production/Executive Producer2012 Katy Perry: Part of Me
Directing/Director2011 Footloose
Writing/Screenplay2011 Footloose
Directing/Director2006 Black Snake Moan
Writing/Screenplay2006 Black Snake Moan
Directing/Director2005 Hustle & Flow
Writing/Screenplay2005 Hustle & Flow
Writing/Screenplay2004 Resolutions of the Complacent Man
Directing/Director2004 Resolutions of the Complacent Man
Writing/Screenplay2003 Water's Edge
Writing/Screenplay2002 Pressure
Directing/Director2000 The Poor and Hungry
Writing/Writer2000 The Poor and Hungry
Writing/Screenplay2000 The Poor and Hungry
Camera/Director of Photography2000 The Poor and Hungry
Editing/Editor2000 The Poor and Hungry
Production/Producer2000 The Poor and Hungry

TV Shows/Series with Craig Brewer as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2015 Empire
Writing/Writer2015 Empire
Directing/Director2002 The Shield

Additional Information

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Full Name: Craig Brewer
Born: Monday, 12/06 1971 (December) in Virginia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 49 years + 319 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Fountain Valley High School
Craig Brewer frequently works together with these people:
Eddie Murphy (5x, Actor)
Billy Fox (5x, Crew)
Greg Hedgepath (4x, Crew)
Claude Phillips (4x, Cast)
Scott Bomar (4x, Crew)
Michael Chiklis (3x, Actor)
Katy Perry (3x, Actress)
Kurt Sutter (3x, Crew)
Lee Daniels (3x, Crew)
Frank Smathers (3x, Crew)
Amy Vincent (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:485260, Added: 10/04/2018, Last updated: 09/23/2021