Chi-Raq (2015)


A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

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LetMeWatchThis Score: 5.6/10 from 83 votes
Release Date: 2015-12-04
Status: Post Production
Run time: 127 min / 2:7
Production Studio : Amazon Studios, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks
Production Country: United States of America


Teyonah Parris
as Lysistrata
Nick Cannon
as Chi-Raq
Angela Bassett
as Miss Helen
Jennifer Hudson
as Irene
Samuel L. Jackson
as Dolmedes
Wesley Snipes
as Cyclops
John Cusack
as Fr. Mike Corridan
Anya Engel-Adams
as Rasheeda
Michelle Mitchenor
as Indigo
Ebony Joy
as Marcy
Felicia Pearson
as Dania
La La Anthony
as Hecuba
Val Warner
as Electra Johnson
David Patrick Kelly
as Major King Kong
Sarunas J. Jackson
as Big Mike
Corey Hendrix
as Jah
Harry Lennix
as Commissioner Blades
D. B. Sweeney
as Mayor McCloud
Steve Harris
as Ole Duke
William Gines
as Armonty
Quincy Griffin
as Cairo
Chantley Lorraine Ward
as Candy
M.J. Carey
as Sergeant Toney
Samuel Robinson
as Private Alto
Anthony Fitzpatrick
as Chief Riptide
Jackie Taylor
as Olympia
Gina Breedlove
as Althea
Anthony Chisholm
as Mr. Doctor Aesop
Darren Jones
as Pindar
George Willborn
as Tereus
Lamar Greer
as Ajani
Wade Forrest Wilson
as Oedipus
Erica Watson
as Sugar Pie
Latisha Hyman
as Big Thelma
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
as Bacchos
Victor Mensah
as T-Money
Natasha Forouzannia
as Michelle
Duane Sharp
as Joe the Supervisor
Sammy Joe Temple
as Pretty Pink
Emily Boakye Agyemang
as Fifi
Lena Owens
as Divine
Eric Wilkins
as Spinna
T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh
as Lorde
Erin Allen Kane
as Tee-Tee
Yaneisha Franklin
as Kenya
Tiffany Laos
as Lucy
Dusan Sanford
as Blue Monday
Al Palagonia
as Private Wilbur
Willie Middleton
as Tiny Tony
Dave Chappelle
as Morris
Ilfenesh Hadera
as Chifon
Rinska Carrasco
as Dancer
Patricia Urbonas Clark
as Secretary to Mayor McCloud
Michelle Shelton Huff
as Channel 7 News Reporter
John Westford Jr.
as J Dog Englewood
Eric Ian
as Grey
Alex Zelenka
as Chicago Cop
Sherod Ogletree
as Drug Dealer
Brandon Bowens
as Police Officer
Muhammad Sanders
as Cafe Waiter
Curtis Gordon
as Chicago Cop
Epic Scon
as National Guard Singer / Dancer
Michael Czerniawski
as Police officer
Jay Washington
as Besomighty
Jermaine Mctizic
as National Guard Captain / Family Member
Lauren Candela
as Scab
Aj Brander
as Chicago police officer
Kevin Tillett
as National Guardsman
Matthew Salter
as Riot Police Officer / Bartender (uncredited)
Hans Dieter Wolff
as Police riot squad (uncredited)
Thomas Jefferson Byrd
as Apollo


Directing Spike Lee Director
Writing Spike Lee Writer
Camera Matthew Libatique Director of Photography
Writing Kevin Willmott Writer
Editing Hye Mee Na Editor
Writing Aristophanes Theatre Play
Production Spike Lee Producer
Sound Terence Blanchard Music
Editing Ryan Denmark Editor
Production Genona Blue Casting
Production Kim Coleman Casting
Art Alex DiGerlando Production Design
Art David Meyer Art Direction
Art Cynthia Anne Slagter Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
Art Kho Wong Art Department Coordinator
Art Bret August Tanzer Assistant Art Director
Production Michelle Adams Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Yvonne Wilburn Costume Supervisor
Directing Mary Tallman Script Supervisor
Crew Maija Garcia Choreographer
Lighting Anthony J. Lullo Gaffer
Camera Kathryn Moss Camera Operator
Lighting Chris Hudecek Rigging Gaffer
Camera Parrish Lewis Still Photographer
Camera Thomas S. Ciciura Additional Camera
Visual Effects Randall Balsmeyer Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Don Parsons Special Effects Coordinator
Sound Ruth Hernandez ADR & Dubbing
Sound Marko A. Costanzo Foley
Sound Eric Milano Foley
Sound Allan Zaleski Sound Effects Editor
Sound Paul Hsu Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Philip Stockton Supervising Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Cheryl Pickenback Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Rukey Styles Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Denise Baker Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Dora F. Kwak Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Suzi Ostos Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Alejandra Ford Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Jessica Williams Makeup Artist
Editing Kevin Vale Digital Intermediate
Editing Joe Gawler Digital Intermediate
Editing David Valdez First Assistant Editor