Be Cool


Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer (John Travolta) tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music exec (Uma Thurman) on the way.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

Budget $53,000,000.00

Revenue $95,226,116.00

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Release Information

  • March 4, 2005
    PG-13, Theatrical



Cast 58

  1. John Travolta

    John Travolta
    Chili Palmer

  2. Uma Thurman

    Uma Thurman
    Edie Athens

  3. Vince Vaughn
  4. Cedric the Entertainer
  5. André Benjamin
  6. Steven Tyler

    Steven Tyler
    Steven Tyler

  7. Robert Pastorelli
  8. Christina Milian

    Christina Milian
    Linda Moon

  9. Paul Adelstein

    Paul Adelstein
    Hy Gordon

  10. Debi Mazar

    Debi Mazar

  11. Gregory Alan Williams
  12. Harvey Keitel

    Harvey Keitel
    Nick Carr

  13. Dwayne Johnson

    Dwayne Johnson
    Elliot Wilhelm

  14. Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito
    Martin Weir

  15. James Woods

    James Woods
    Tommy Athens

  16. Anthony J. Ribustello

    Anthony J. Ribustello
    Fast Freddie

  17. Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef Jean
    Wyclef Jean

  18. Fred Durst

    Fred Durst
    Fred Durst

  19. Sérgio Mendes

    Sérgio Mendes
    Sergio Mendes

  20. Gene Simmons

    Gene Simmons
    Gene Simmons

  21. RZA


  22. Joe Perry

    Joe Perry
    Joe Perry

  23. Anna Nicole Smith

    Anna Nicole Smith
    Anna Nicole Smith

  24. Alex Kubik

    Alex Kubik
    Roman Bulkin

  25. Darren Carter
  26. Carol Duboc

    Carol Duboc

  27. Minae Noji

    Minae Noji
    Miss Bangkok

  28. Arielle Kebbel
  29. Kimberly J. Brown
  30. Margaret Travolta
  31. Scott Adsit

    Scott Adsit
    Program Director

  32. Brian Christensen

    Brian Christensen
    Hairy Russian

  33. Nick Loren

    Nick Loren
    Assistant Director

  34. Craig Susser

    Craig Susser
    Assistant Director

  35. George Fisher
  36. Sahar Simmons

    Sahar Simmons
    Sin LaSalle's Wife

  37. Serdar Kalsin

    Serdar Kalsin
    Bearded Russian

  38. Russ Irwin

    Russ Irwin
    Russ Irwin (as Aerosmith Keyboardist)

  39. Joey Kramer

    Joey Kramer
    Joey Kramer (as Aerosmith Drummer)

  40. Brad Whitford

    Brad Whitford
    Brad Whitford (as Aerosmith)

  41. Tom Hamilton

    Tom Hamilton
    Tom Hamilton (as Aerosmith)

  42. Joyce Tolbert

    Joyce Tolbert
    Backup Singer

  43. Noelle Scaggs

    Noelle Scaggs
    Backup Singer


  45. Fergie



  47. Taboo


  48. Carmen Getit

    Carmen Getit
    Carmen Getit

  49. Steve Lucky

    Steve Lucky
    Steve Lucky

  50. Kimberly Wyatt

    Kimberly Wyatt
    Pussycat Doll

  51. Kasey Campbell

    Kasey Campbell
    Pussycat Doll

  52. Ashley Roberts

    Ashley Roberts
    Pussycat Doll

  53. Nicole Scherzinger

    Nicole Scherzinger
    Pussycat Doll

  54. Shanell Woodgett

    Shanell Woodgett
    Music Video Dancer

  55. Clifford McGhee

    Clifford McGhee
    Music Video Dancer

  56. Christopher Toler

    Christopher Toler
    Music Video Dancer

  57. Ivan 'Flipz' Velez

    Ivan 'Flipz' Velez
    Music Video Dancer

  58. Donyelle Denise Jones

    Donyelle Denise Jones
    Music Video Dancer

Crew 18


  1. MC

    Michael Corenblith
    Production Design

  2. DP

    Denise Pizzini
    Set Decoration

  3. LE

    Lauren E. Polizzi
    Art Direction

  4. DW

    Dan Webster
    Art Direction


  1. JL

    Jeffrey L. Kimball
    Director of Photography


  1. F. Gary Gray

    F. Gary Gray


  1. SK

    Sheldon Kahn

  2. HP

    Harold Parker
    First Assistant Editor


  1. Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito

  2. DN

    David Nicksay

  3. Michael Shamberg
  4. Stacey Sher

    Stacey Sher

  5. F. Gary Gray

    F. Gary Gray
    Executive Producer

  6. Elmore Leonard

    Elmore Leonard
    Executive Producer

  7. MS

    Michael Siegel
    Executive Producer


  1. John Powell

    John Powell
    Original Music Composer


  1. Elmore Leonard
  2. PS

    Peter Steinfeld

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