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American Fiction

7.3

345 votes
Release10 Nov, 2023
Runtime117 min
Budget $16,000,000.00
Revenue $21,976,115.00
  • Comedy
  • Drama

STORY

A novelist fed up with the establishment profiting from "Black" entertainment uses a pen name to write a book that propels him into the heart of hypocrisy and the madness he claims to disdain.

TRAILERS

JEFFREY WRIGHT wins BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards

AMERICAN FICTION wins BEST SCREENPLAY at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Cord Jefferson wins the Adapted Screenplay award for American Fiction | EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024

AMERICAN FICTION | Directors Close-Up - Full Panel | 2024 Spirit Awards

Conversations @ Curzon | Jeffrey Wright on American Fiction and his love for Oppenheimer and docs

American Artist – Featurette

21st Century Family – Featurette

Trailer 2

Bookstore - Official Clip

'American Fiction' with Cord Jefferson, Sterling K. Brown & more | Academy Conversations

Page To Screen – Featurette

Cord Jefferson Thinks We Can Laugh About Race in AMERICAN FICTION | TIFF 2023

Los Angeles Premiere Sizzle

First Look – Featurette

Jeffrey Wright Is “Monk” – Featurette

Film Independent Presents AMERICAN FICTION Q&A with Cord Jefferson

AMERICAN FICTION Q&A | AFI FEST 2023

AMERICAN FICTION Red Carpet | AFI FEST

Official Trailer

CAST

  • Jeffrey Wright

    Jeffrey Wright

    Thelonious 'Monk' Ellison
  • John Ortiz

    John Ortiz

    Arthur
  • Erika Alexander

    Erika Alexander

    Coraline
  • Leslie Uggams

    Leslie Uggams

    Agnes Ellison
  • Sterling K. Brown

    Sterling K. Brown

    Clifford Ellison
  • Skyler Wright

    Skyler Wright

    Brittany
  • John Ales

    John Ales

    Leo
  • Patrick Fischler

    Patrick Fischler

    Mandel
  • Carmen Cusack

    Carmen Cusack

    Gilda
  • Joseph Marrella

    Joseph Marrella

    Matthew Wilson
  • Stephen Burrell

    Stephen Burrell

    Jordan Phillips
  • Issa Rae

    Issa Rae

    Sintara Golden
  • Nicole Kempskie

    Nicole Kempskie

    Sintara's Moderator
  • Becki Dennis

    Becki Dennis

    Clinic Receptionist
  • Tracee Ellis Ross

    Tracee Ellis Ross

    Lisa Ellison
  • Myra Lucretia Taylor

    Myra Lucretia Taylor

    Lorraine
  • Ryan Richard Doyle

    Ryan Richard Doyle

    Ned
  • Kate Avallone

    Kate Avallone

    Woman on Patio
  • Dustin Tucker

    Dustin Tucker

    Phillip
  • Michael Jibrin

    Michael Jibrin

    Jelani
  • Michele Proude

    Michele Proude

    Bulger's Nurse
  • David De Beck

    David De Beck

    Dr. Bulger
  • Okieriete Onaodowan

    Okieriete Onaodowan

    Van Go Jenkins
  • Keith David

    Keith David

    Willy the Wonker
  • Miriam Shor

    Miriam Shor

    Paula Baderman
  • Raymond Anthony Thomas

    Raymond Anthony Thomas

    Maynard
  • Greta Quispe

    Greta Quispe

    Luz Borquez
  • J.C. MacKenzie

    J.C. MacKenzie

    Carl Brunt
  • Elle Sciore

    Elle Sciore

    Layne
  • Adam Brody

    Adam Brody

    Wiley Valdespino
  • Justin Andrew Phillips

    Justin Andrew Phillips

    Arthur's Intern
  • Neal Lerner

    Neal Lerner

    Wilson Harnet
  • Jenn Harris

    Jenn Harris

    Ailene Hoover
  • Bates Wilder

    Bates Wilder

    Jon Daniel Sigmarsen
  • Jason Armani Martinez

    Jason Armani Martinez

    Nursing Home Orderly
  • Michael Cyril Creighton

    Michael Cyril Creighton

    John Bosco
  • Celeste Oliva

    Celeste Oliva

    Dr. Tiefel
  • Megan Robinson

    Megan Robinson

    Kenya Dunston
  • Christopher Barrow

    Christopher Barrow

    Burt
  • Alexander Pobutsky

    Alexander Pobutsky

    Kenny
  • Tokunbo Joshua Olumide

    Tokunbo Joshua Olumide

    Alvin
  • Chhoyang Cheshatsang

    Chhoyang Cheshatsang

    Wiley's Assistant
  • Michael Malvesti

    Michael Malvesti

    Plainclothes Cop
  • Samantha Gordon

    Samantha Gordon

    Gaby (uncredited)