Stormy Weather
Stormy Weather (1943)

Built around the premise of a Big Stage Show, Stormy Weather affords rare "mainstream" leading roles to some of the era's greatest African-American entertainers Lena Horne, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Dooley Wilson,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 21, 1943
DVD Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Lovers of vintage musicals simply cannot afford to miss Stormy Weather, which is historically significant for featuring an all-black cast and otherwise significant for providing a great time.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The thin plot doesn't matter, as it's only an excuse to showcase the black entertainers as they superbly do their showbiz things in a string of reviews.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Thin story, terrific musical numbers.

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Stella Dallas
while it's certainly a white fantasy of black life in 1943 (where racism didn't exist) it stars many of the greatest entertainers of the 30s and 40s.… More
Byron Brubaker
In the early 1940s "Uncle" Bill Williamson (Robinson) is sitting with some neighborhood kids in Hollywood when a theatre magazine arrives celebrating… More
Aj V
This movie has a good story, but I didn't like how it ended. Most of the movie is singing, anyway. Overall, it's okay.
Antonius Block
This film is full of joy and a real celebration of African-American entertainment in 1943. The premise is that Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson is looking… More
Jennifer D
I've seen a lot of dance movies, but I have got to say that the end routine in this film just blows them all out of the water. It's phenomenal! The… More