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And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story (1999)

Based on the autobiography of Sonny Bono, this film focuses on the volatile relationship between Sonny (Jay Underwood) and Cher (Renee Faia) during the early 60's to their divorce in the late 70's.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins. See more awards »
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Based on the autobiography of Sonny Bono, this film focuses on the volatile relationship between Sonny (Jay Underwood) and Cher (Renee Faia) during the early 60's to their divorce in the late 70's.

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They didn't change pop culture. They defined it.

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Did You Know?

Quotes

Cher: I can't do it! My throat is closed!
Sonny Bono: No it's not, you're talking.
Cher: No, for singing it's closed!
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Connections

References Shindig! (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Laugh At Me
Written by Sonny Bono
Performed by Jess Harnell
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Renee WAS Cher
15 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I regret that I did not manage to see this excellent film untill 2002 although I see it was made in 1999. The actress that played Cher must have spent a great deal of time and trouble to 'nail' the part as well as she did. From the first scene in the club, until the last, on the 'David Letterman show' I was spellbound. in fact I argued with a friend of mine, who insisted that IT WAS NOT Cher in those scenes with Letterman, I was totally convinced that it was! I just wish it were possible to find a photo so that I could see what Renee looks like in real life, or indeed a biog of her. To close, WELL DONE GIRL!!!!


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