Red Tails



The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.

  1. John Ridley

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Anthony Hemingway


  3. Aaron McGruder


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bryan Cranston

    Bryan Cranston

    Colonel William Mortamus

  2. David Oyelowo

    David Oyelowo

    Joe 'Lightning' Little

  3. Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Major Emanuelle Stance

  4. Daniela Ruah

    Daniela Ruah


  5. Terrence Howard

    Terrence Howard

    Col. A.J. Bullard

Full Cast & Crew

Red Tails
Red Tails


Status Released

Release Information

  • January 11, 2012


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget $58,000,000.00

Revenue $50,365,377.00



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