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 »
Holly Robinson Peete
The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.
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The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua... See full summary »
Jada Pinkett Smith,
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The true story of The Temptations, the Soul vocal group of the 1960s, as seen from the viewpoint of the last surviving member, Otis Williams. Beginning from their humble origins in the late 50s and continuing through the 90s and the deaths of the other 4 members. Written by
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The film portrays the Primes as consisting of only Paul Williams & Eddie Kendricks. In reality, there was a third member of the Primes named Kell Osbourne who left the group in 1960 to start a family. See more »
When Otis gets off the bus and "Ooh, Baby, Baby", is playing, he eagerly gets out to find his wife, Josephine. His hair is permed, which had been discussed in an earlier scene at the beginning of the movie. But the next shot when he does find his wife, his hair is not permed. See more »
[During a concert break, Paul rushes off stage into the bathroom, coughs and throws up]
That was a disaster.
Yeah, Shelly, we know. All right?
The next set's in 45 minutes. There's no way he'll be ready.
He'll be ready.
Falling down drunk doesn't get better in 45 minutes, Eddie. You know what we have to do, Otis...
No! If Paul's not on that stage, I'm not on that stage.
The Temptations are known for precision, Eddie. I don't know what that was, but that wasn't it.
What's it to you, Shelley? You ...
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Unforgettable music, music that fits any time period. A dramatic plot that keeps moving. And the actors are fantastic. They fit their roles so well I could not believe they were acting. It didn't hurt that each actor resembled his real-life counterpart. It was terrific in every sense.
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