Directed By Julian Schnabel
Written By Julian Schnabel, John Bowe, Lech J. Majewski
Cast Jeffrey Wright, David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman
Produced By Joseph Allen, Peter Brant
Film Editing By Michael Berenbaum
Cinematography By Ron Fortunato
Music By Julian Schnabel, John Cale

United States


English, Spanish

Release Date

August 9, 1996


108 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Miramax Films

Budget $3,300,000
Gross $3,011,195



  • Jeffrey Wright as Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • David Bowie as Andy Warhol
  • Benicio del Toro as Benny Dalmau
  • Gary Oldman as Albert Milo
  • Michael Wincott as Rene Ricard
  • Claire Forlani as Gina Cardinale
  • Dennis Hopper as Bruno Bischofberger
  • Tatum O'Neal as Cynthia Kruger
  • Courtney Love as Big Pink
  • Christopher Walken as The Interviewer
  • Willem Dafoe as The Electrician
  • Parker Posey as Mary Boone
  • Rene Rivera as Juan
  • Sam Rockwell as Thug
  • Rockets Redglare as Himself
  • Michael Badalucco as Counterman at Deli
  • Joseph R. Gannascoli as Guard at Hospital
  • Vincent Gallo as Himself



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