- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 13, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround - English
- Subtitles - English (SDH), French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Mos Def &
Big Daddy Kane,
Kanye West &
Michel Gondry &
Director of Photography:
New York Times - 04/11/2006
"[A] tantalizing sketch-portrait of the artist amid an outpouring of hard beats and soul."
USA Today - 03/03/2006
"Besides being filled with Chappelle's hilarious sense of humor, the movie features life-affirming messages and great music by serious rap artists with political, socio-cultural and spiritual themes."
Rolling Stone - 06/15/2006
"A joyous, inclusive spirit defines director Michel Gondry and Dave Chappelle's road-trip/concert film..."
Premiere - 07/01/2006
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The greatest American hip-hop has to offer convene to produce something monumentally joyful and entertaining and relatively egoless."
Total Film - 06/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "Chappelle is the perfect host, effortlessly improvising before and between acts....You won't just wish you'd been there -- you'll feel like you really were."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2006
"[I]t is something of a love letter to all things hip hop and New York....[T]he sheer enthusiasm of the musicians, often collaborating with each other spontaneously, lends the film a winning nostalgia..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/29/2006
Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "BLOCK PARTY weaves music, comedy, stars and audience members into a funky and delirious vaudeville."
Mojo - 02/01/2007
"[A]miable, electrifying....[The film] showcases the brightest lights of the hip hop and neo soul scenes..."
Live Performances |
Rap Artists |
Rap Music |
- Theatrical Release: March 3, 2006