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1. The Temptations (1998 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, Music

8.4
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Biography of the singers who formed the hit Motown muisical act, The Temptations.

Writers: Robert Johnson, Kevin Arkadie | Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Charles Malik Whitfield, D.B. Woodside, Terron Brooks, Christian Payton

Votes: 2,809

2. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.5
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76 Metascore

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Writers: Bill Condon, Tom Eyen | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 51,060

3. The Last Dragon (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight an evil martial arts expert and ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis Venosta | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney, Julius Carry

Votes: 8,404

4. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Writers: Robert Souza, Ron Shelton | Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

Votes: 29,759

5. The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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The Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers the kids have an extraordinary musical talent they form a band. Winning talent show ... See full summary »

Writer: Joyce Eliason | Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Angela Bassett, Holly Robinson Peete, Margaret Avery

Votes: 2,178

6. Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)

PG | 108 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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76 Metascore

Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.

Writers: Walter Dallas, Ntozake Shange, Alan Slutsky | Director: Paul Justman | Stars: Joe Hunter, Jack Ashford, Uriel Jones, Richard 'Pistol' Allen

Votes: 2,807

7. Indigo Prophecy (2005 Video Game)

M | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A man is forced to go on the run after he unwillingly becomes involved in a series of supernatural crimes that have haunted New York City.

Writer: David Cage | Director: David Cage | Stars: David Gasman, Sharon Mann, Doug Rand, Jodie Forrest

Votes: 1,769

8. Marvin Gaye (1987 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.6
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This classic performance was recorded on Marvin Gaye's first European Tour in 1976, and captures the legendary soul singer at his unparalleled best.

Stars: Nick Ashford, Alberta Gay, Marvin Gaye III, Anna Gordy Gaye

Votes: 12

9. Marvin: The Life Story of Marvin Gaye

Biography, Drama, Music | Announced

The real Marvin Gaye Jr. as only his entire life story can reveal.

Writer: C. Gaby Mitchell

10. Trailer: The Movie! (2001)

9 min | Action, Comedy, Short

8.1
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When two filmmakers discover their blockbuster is really just a bust, they cut together every half-decent shot into a misleading trailer to dupe audiences and save their careers.

Writer: Douglas Horn | Director: Douglas Horn | Stars: Christopher Heltai, Paco Farias, Dan Southworth, Emily English

Votes: 46

11. Who Stole the Soul? (2009)

Not Rated | Documentary

4.4
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The story explores the rise in popularity of rhythm and blues music, details the heyday of the R&B movement, and investigates the reasons for its decline amidst various other forms of music, such as rap and hip-hop.

Writers: Jesse Felsot, Dwayne Johnson-Cochran | Director: Jesse Felsot | Stars: Bobby Brown, George Clinton, Berry Gordy, K-Ci Hailey

Votes: 9

12. My Brother Marvin (2012)

101 min | Documentary

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Much has been written and filmed about the life of Marvin Gaye, much of it speculation & innuendo. Now, for the first time, twenty six years after Marvin was shot by his father, Zeola Gaye tells the untold story of life with her brother.

Writers: Bob Blagden, Zeola Gaye | Director: Bob Blagden | Stars: Job Angus, Larkin Arnold, Gordon Banks, Monique Brown

13. Smokey Robinson: The Quiet Legend (1990 TV Movie)

Unrated | Documentary, Music

7.8
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Writer: Belma Johnson | Stars: Anita Baker, Geraldine Burston, Dick Clark, Bill Cosby

Votes: 8

14. Dreamboy: My Life as a QVC Host and Other Greatest Hits (2008)

24 min | Short

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Dreamboy is a video guide of the author's life as it relates to songs by Diana Ross and The Supremes who inspired the movie DREAMGIRLS. He compares his childhood to Florence Ballard, his ... See full summary »

Director: Dale Guy Madison | Stars: Tina Arnold, Kelly Dobbs, John Hall, Wilton R. Madison II

15. Sing Baby Sing (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, Music

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Sing Baby Sing is a documentary about the legendary Houston singer Sammie Relford. Sammie has spent his life performing electrified covers of R&B favorites for local audiences while ... See full summary »

Creators: Jarred King, Will Thomas | Director: Jarred King | Stars: Sammie Relford, Faye Robinson, Jon Deal, Susan Hughes

16. Reflections of a Motor City

Music | Announced

A gripping story about the founder of one of the most known record labels in the world.

Writer: Clark B. McMillian Jr. | Director: Bill Duke

17. Guitarjed's Street Music (2007– )
Episode: Hannah & Pete - I Want You Back (2008)

3 min | Music

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Star: Hannah & Pete

18. The X Factor (2004– )
Episode: Live Show 1 (2006)

Music, Reality-TV

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Stars: Kate Thornton, Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh

19. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Marvin Gaye: What's Going On (2008)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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Writer: Samuel D. Pollard | Director: Samuel D. Pollard | Star: Jesse L. Martin

Votes: 51