Basquiat (1996)

12 08/09/1996 (US) DramaHistory 1h 48m

In 1981, A Nineteen-Year-Old Unknown Graffiti Writer Took The New York Art World By Storm. The Rest Is Art History.


The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.

  1. Julian Schnabel

    Director, Writer

  2. Lech Majewski


  3. John F. Bowe


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jeffrey Wright

    Jeffrey Wright

    Jean-Michel Basquiat

  2. David Bowie

    David Bowie

    Andy Warhol

  3. Dennis Hopper

    Dennis Hopper

    Bruno Bischofberger

  4. Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    Albert Milo

  5. Benicio del Toro

    Benicio del Toro

    Benny Dalmau

  6. Claire Forlani

    Claire Forlani

    Gina Cardinale

  7. Michael Wincott

    Michael Wincott

    Rene Ricard

  8. Parker Posey

    Parker Posey

    Mary Boone

  9. Courtney Love

    Courtney Love

    Big Pink

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Full Cast & Crew


Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,962,051.00

Revenue $3,011,195.00


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