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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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Quotes

Sonny Bono: [narrating] I suppose every jerk who talks english thinks that he can write a screenplay. It was damn hard, let me tell ya.
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Connections

References Shindig! (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

I Got You Babe
Written by Sonny Bono
Performed by Jess Harnell and Kelly van Hoose Smith
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The Love Story of One of the Most Famous Couples Ever
2 August 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I thought that this movie was going to be very lame, but it was better than I thought it was. I didn't think that Jay Underwood could exactly match the REAL Sonny Bono's look, but Renee was a great Cher! I've seen the first episode of the Sonny and Cher show, and they made that different looking in the movie, but that is okay. I really enjoyed this tv movie! It's a lot better than it looks!


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