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Brando Unauthorized (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | 9 November 2010 (USA)
Delves into the career of Marlon Brando.


Damian Chapa


Damian Chapa (screenplay), James Quinn (screenplay)


Credited cast:
Damian Chapa ... Marlon Brando
Martin Klebba ... Mole
Natasha Blasick ... Anna Kashfi
Pasha Bocarie ... Kirin
Patricia Healy ... Dodie Brando
Dana Schick ... Tarita's Sister
Taylor Tunes ... Teresa Wright (as Taylor Renee Campbell)
Alina Zilbershmidt ... Photo journalist
Nicole Andrews ... Judith
Alison Lees-Taylor ... Stella Adler
Pierre Chemaly ... Francis Ford Coppola
David Lautman ... Brando's Waiter
Charlene Geisler ... Frances Brando at age 12
Hana Yuka Sano ... Accountant Yuko (as Yuka Sano)
Madeline Merritt ... Sally - Female Interviewer
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Delves into the career of Marlon Brando.

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Genius Actor, Controversial Man, A Parent With Turmoil




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Did You Know?


During the first day of shooting Damian Chapa (director, lead) suffered a motorcycle accident that almost killed him. The production schedule was delayed but after 8 hours of rest, Damian got back to the film even with a broken hand and bruises on his face. See more »


The entry of the Pennsylvania Station which Brando exits shows the current design on it rather than the one from 1943. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits say "For my son Peter who lives in Munich, Gina O'Brien and Celeste (Kitty) Sands ... your Irish eyes are smiling. Joan Corrales ... God sees everything." See more »


References The Ruling Class (1972) See more »

User Reviews

Really? Is this just a bad joke
12 January 2012 | by marrasqSee all my reviews

Marlon Brando was the greatest actor of all times, this movie is a disgrace. I'm so disappointed and sad. I hope someday there will be a different kind of Brando-movie, and it will respect Marlon and his legacy. His life story deserves a great script,great director and great actors. This guy, who had a master plan to make this kind of B-rate movie of Brando, should be ashamed of himself. I'm so ashamed, that I even watched this whole movie. I will erase it from my memory,and think that this movie don't even exist. Thank god Marlon isn't here to see this awful parody of his life. There's a one thing that I liked on this movie, Damian Chapa's voice was just like Marlon's. Hence 1 star.

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Release Date:

9 November 2010 (USA) See more »

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Brando Unauthorized See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


Box Office


$1,500,000 (estimated)

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Dolby Digital


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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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