Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Directed By Gregory Nava
Screenplay By Tina Andrews
Cast Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Larenz Tate, Lela Rochon
Produced By Stephen Nemeth, Paul Hall
Film Editing By Nancy Richardson
Cinematography By Edward Lachman
Music By Stephen James Taylor

Rhino Films, Warner Bros.


United States



Release Date

August 28, 1998


116 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

Warner Bros.

Budget $7,500,000
Gross $12,461,773



  • Halle Berry as Zola Taylor
  • Vivica A. Fox as Elizabeth "Mickey" Waters
  • Lela Rochon as Emira Eagle
  • Larenz Tate as Frankie Lymon
  • Paul Mazursky as Morris Levy
  • Pamela Reed as Judge Lambrey
  • Alexis Cruz as Herman Santiago
  • Jon Huertas as Joe Negroni
  • David Barry Gray as Peter Markowitz
  • Miguel A. Nunez Jr. as Young Little Richard
  • Clifton Powell as Lawrence Roberts
  • Lane Smith as Ezra Grahme
  • Ben Vereen as Richard Barrett
  • Paula Jai Parker as Paula King
  • Marcello Thedford as Drug Dealer
  • Norris Young as Jimmy
  • Little Richard as Himself
  • Aries Spears as Redd Foxx
  • J. August Richards as Sherman



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