Manu Dibango

Soundtrack | Composer | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Less Than Zero (1987) | Colors (1988) | Ride Along (2014)
AKA 
Manu Dibongo
BORN 
Dec 12, 1933 (age 83)

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Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Ride AlongRide Along Writer ("Soul Makossa")  Less 2014 $25MM $135MM / $154MM
  • Primary photo for Battle of the YearBattle of the Year Performer ("Soul Makossa"), Writer ("Soul Makossa")  Less 2013 $20MM $8.9MM / $17MM
  • Primary photo for The Secret Disco RevolutionThe Secret Disco Revolution Performer ("Soul Makossa"), Writer ("Soul Makossa")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 Performer ("Soul Makossa" ), Writer ("Soul Makossa" )  Less 2011 SEK 5.5MM $264K / —
  • Primary photo for RunawayRunaway (Short) Performer ("Lost in the World") (uncredited), Writer ("Lost in the World") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Kirikou découvre les animaux d'AfriqueKirikou découvre les animaux d'Afrique (Video) Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Kirikou and the Wild BeastsKirikou and the Wild Beasts Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Hollow CityHollow City Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Sacred PlanetSacred Planet (Short) Writer ("North")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for KounandiKounandi Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The ForestThe Forest Composer  Less 2003 €600K
  • Primary photo for Crooked LinesCrooked Lines Performer ("Soul Makusa"), Writer ("Soul Makusa")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for September 11September 11 Composer (segments: Burkina-Faso)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for My VoiceMy Voice Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Black DjuBlack Dju Actor  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Le damierLe damier (Short) Composer (song "Africa dipanda") (as Manu Dibongo)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Lumière noireLumière noire Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for CrooklynCrooklyn Performer ("Soul Makossa"), Writer ("Soul Makossa")  Less 1994 $14MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting TiredHow to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired Composer, Music ("On vit de femmes")  Less 1989 $491K / —
  • Primary photo for ColorsColors Performer ("MAKOSSA '87"), Writer ("MAKOSSA '87")  Less 1988 $6MM $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for Les keufsLes keufs Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Less Than ZeroLess Than Zero Lyrics ("Abele Dance"), Music ("Abele Dance"), Performer ("Abele Dance")  Less 1987 $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Cop's HonourCop's Honour Performer ("Abele Dance"), Writer ("Abele Dance")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Forty DeuceForty Deuce Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Anna MakossaAnna Makossa Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Le prix de la libertéLe prix de la liberté Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CeddoCeddo Composer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Cool RedCool Red Composer, Conductor  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for SalsaSalsa Self, Arranger ("Soul Makossa" (New York)), Writer ("Soul Makossa" (New York), "Soul Makossa" (Puerto Rico))  Less 1976
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for VinylVinyl (TV Series) Writer ("Soul Makossa") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Performer ("Soul Makossa") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Rock and Roll Queen (Apr 10, 2016) Performer ("Soul Makossa"), Writer ("Soul Makossa")  Less
  • Primary photo for Glastonbury 2015Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) Writer ("Lost in the World") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Day 2: Part 2 (Jun 27, 2015) Writer ("Lost in the World")  Less
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Performer ("Em'ma") ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for GottiGotti (TV Movie) Writer ("Soul Makossa") (uncredited)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 3000 scénarios contre un virus3000 scénarios contre un virus (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Questions pour un championQuestions pour un champion (TV Series) Performer ("C'est si bon") ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Children of AfricaChildren of Africa (TV Special) Himself, Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer ("Bass and Trouble") ( 2 episodes, 1985–1986 )  Less 1985–1986 2
    • Payback (Mar 14, 1986) Writer ("Bass and Trouble") (uncredited)  Less
    • Bought and Paid For (Nov 29, 1985) Writer ("Bass and Trouble") (uncredited)  Less
Self (17 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Frères d'armesFrères d'armes (TV Mini-series) Self ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Un soir à la Tour EiffelUn soir à la Tour Eiffel (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Les années bonheurLes années bonheur (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Thé ou caféThé ou café (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 1996–2011 )  Less 1996–2011
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  • Primary photo for EmpreintesEmpreintes (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Soul PowerSoul Power Himself  Less 2008 $207K / —
  • Primary photo for Jamel comedy clubJamel comedy club (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for TaratataTaratata (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1995–2005 )  Less 1995–2005
  • Primary photo for Vivement dimancheVivement dimanche (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001
  • Primary photo for Le plus grand cabaret du mondeLe plus grand cabaret du monde (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Nulle part ailleursNulle part ailleurs (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Victoires de la musiqueVictoires de la musique (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1985–1999 )  Less 1985–1999
  • Primary photo for Lo + plusLo + plus (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Questions pour un championQuestions pour un champion (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Champs-ElyséesChamps-Elysées (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Àngel Casas ShowÀngel Casas Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for In ConcertIn Concert (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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