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The Fighting Temptations (2003) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jonathan Lynn

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Elizabeth Hunter ... (story)
 
Elizabeth Hunter ... (screenplay) and
Saladin K. Patterson ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Nigel Washington ...
Little Darrin
...
Little Lilly
Demetress Long ...
Ann Nesby ...
Aunt Sally Walker
...
Maryann Hill
...
Bessie Cooley
Rosalie Washington ...
Faye Jenkins
Ricky Dillard ...
Choir Director
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Homer T. (as L. John Myers)
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Herself (as Reverend Shirley Caesar)
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Reverend Lewis
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Homer T.
...
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Richie Dye ...
Private Investigator
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Mr. Fairchild
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L&G Representative
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Tiffany
...
Waitress
Enoch King ...
Man Playing Poker
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Train Attendant
...
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Miles Smoke
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Sonny Jim Gaines ...
Lilli's Grandfather (as James E. Gaines)
Mitchah Williams ...
Jimmy B.
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Simon
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Sarah
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Nancy Stringer
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Gene Conyers ...
Funeral Choir Director
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Bill
Lou Walker ...
Man in Church
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Girl in Nightclub (as Mechelle McCain)
Bilal ...
Nightclub Singer
Kioka Hampton Carter ...
Amazing Grace Auditioner
Justin Mark Caudill ...
Goofy Auditioner
Steven Patrick Huie ...
Goofy Auditioner
Chuck Larkin ...
Saw & Nose Flute Auditioner
Roger Greene Jr. ...
Gangsta Rapper
D'Wayne Gardner ...
'Isn't She Lovely' Auditioner (as Karl D'Wayne Gardner)
Eddie Levert ...
Joseph (as Eddie Levert Sr.)
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Kano (as Udoka Valentine Ndubisi)
Darrell Vanterpool ...
Dean
Walter Williams Sr. ...
Frank
Eric Nolan Grant ...
Samuel
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Cashier (as John Wesley Chatham)
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Scooter
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Derek (as Zane Copeland Jr.)
Mae Middleton ...
Tasha
...
Guard
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Prison Warden
Rashawn Worthen ...
First Prison Guard
T-Bone ...
Bee-Z Biggs
...
Johnson
Chris Cole ...
Lightfoot
James Van Harper ...
Prison Guard at Church
Stephanie Bonner ...
Ramiyah
Tracy Bryant ...
Ramiyah
Delaurian Burton ...
Ramiyah
Sherise Staten ...
Ramiyah
Deborah Duke ...
Gospel Explosion Page (as Debra Calloway Duke)
...
Herself
Donnie McClurkin ...
Himself
Clarence Fountain ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Jimmy Carter ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
George Scott ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Eric McKinnie ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Joey Williams ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Caleb Butler ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Tracy Pierce ...
The Blind Boys of Alabama
Erica Campbell ...
Mary Mary
...
Mary Mary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew D. Miller ...
Church Member (uncredited)
...
Singer with Shirley Ceaser (uncredited)
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Produced by 

David Gale ... producer
Loretha C. Jones ... producer
Benny Medina ... producer
Jeff Pollack ... producer
Momita Sengupta ... co-producer
Van Toffler ... executive producer
Tierre Turner ... associate producer

Music by 

Jimmy Jam
Terry Lewis
Big Jim Wright ... (as James 'Big Jim' Wright)

Cinematography by 

Affonso Beato ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Paul Hirsch

Casting By 

Robi Reed ... (as Robi Reed-Humes)

Production Design by 

Victoria Paul

Art Direction by 

Cate Bangs ... (as Cathryne Bangs)

Set Decoration by 

Diana Stoughton

Costume Design by 

Mary Jane Fort
Tracey White ... (as Tracey A. White)

Makeup Department 

Stacye P. Branche ... hair stylist: Mr. Gooding (as Stacye Branche) / makeup artist: Mr. Gooding (as Stacye Branche)
Patrice Coleman ... makeup artist
Bridgit Crider ... assistant makeup artist
Joanetta Stowers ... key makeup artist
Linda Thompson ... additional hair stylist (as Linda Clark-Thompson)
Denise Tunnell ... assistant makeup artist
Janice Tunnell ... additional makeup artist

Production Management 

Carol Cuddy ... unit production manager: New York
Sean Garrett Fogel ... production supervisor
Graig Hutchison ... unit production manager
Patty Willett ... production supervisor: New York

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jennifer A. Giancola ... second unit director
Matthew H. Rowland ... first assistant director
Kimberly Sizemore ... second second assistant director

Art Department 

Kwame L. Abernathy ... art department coordinator
Tania Bell ... assistant property master
Frank Blair ... assistant propmaster
Wren Boney ... key set dresser
Jessee J. Clarkson ... mold shop foreman
Christopher Didiot ... on-set dresser (as Christopher Parr)
Megan Graham ... buyer
Jimmie Herron Jr. ... property master
Gregory Hill ... art director: New York
Tony Kupersmith ... construction coordinator
Johnny Land ... painter
Alba Leone ... lead person
Alisa Lumbreras ... scenic co-charge
Lyvan A. Munlyn ... camera scenic
David H. Nash ... carpenter
Carol Nast ... set decorator: New York
Mark Nave ... carpenter
Robert Tate Nichols ... set dresser
Bryan Nixon ... graphic designer
Lauren Soldwisch ... scenic utility
Roland Spence ... set dresser (as Roland Heart)
Brian Stultz ... head scenic artist
Sandra J. White ... construction auditor
Chris Hunter ... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Deborah Marsh ... construction auditor (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Bob Baron ... adr mixer
Odin Benitez ... sound effects editor
Jim Caruana ... engineer
Freddy Chancellor ... boom operator
Patrick Cyccone Jr. ... sound re-recording mixer
Tammy Fearing ... adr editor
Carl Fischer ... boom operator
Eric Flickinger ... sound recordist
Randall Guth ... sound effects editor
Michael Hilkene ... supervising sound editor
Petur Hliddal ... sound
Ethan Holzman ... assistant sound editor
Michael Keller ... sound re-recording mixer
Susan Kurtz ... dialog editor / sound editor
Dave Lopez ... sound engineer
Kimberly Ellen Lowe ... dialogue editor (as Kimberly Lowe Voigt)
Ronnie Morgan ... assistant sound editor
Quinton Nixon ... sound recording engineer
Kim H. Ornitz ... live music recordist
Eliza Pollack Zebert ... adr editor
Drew Ponder ... recording assistant
Vic Radulich ... dialogue editor
Pernell L. Salinas ... first assistant sound editor
Randy Singer ... foley mixer
Frank Smathers ... dialogue editor
Mike Szakmeister ... supervising dialogue editor
Bruce Tanis ... sound effects editor
Robert Ulrich ... supervising adr editor
Kevin Warendorp ... apprentice sound editor
James Azizi Penny ... group adr (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Chris Mills ... special effects technician
Lisa Reynolds ... special effects assistant
Bob Shelley ... special effects director

Visual Effects by 

Patrick Clancey ... digital opticals
Steven Fagerquist ... digital compositor
Collin Fowler ... visual effects coordinator: Illusion Arts
Peter Koczera ... senior digital artist
Derek Ledbetter ... visual effects
Brian Smallwood ... digital compositor

Camera and Electrical Department 

Monica Barronton ... camera loader
Bill Bennett ... grip
Brian Carmichael ... video assist operator
Kimbrough Davis ... video assist operator
Michael Fedack ... best boy rigger
Ben Gaskin ... electrician (as Benny Gaskin)
Ron Goodman ... aerial camera operator: SpaceCam
Brian J. Kronenberg ... assistant camera (as Brian Kronenberg)
David Lee ... still photographer
Eric Leftridge ... additional camera assistant
Scott W. Leftridge ... dolly grip
Michael Levine ... camera operator
Levi Loy ... rigging grip
Greg Morse ... 24 frame video operator
David W. Nims ... key grip
Gary Oldknow ... grip
Stoke T. Renigade Patterson ... rigging electrician (as Stroke T. Renigade Patterson)
Lance E. Phox ... gaffer
Charles Praileau ... rigging grip
Rico Priem ... best boy grip
Felipe Reinheimer ... first assistant camera
Jacob Ross ... grip / rigging grip
Thom Shepard ... grip
Billy Sherrill ... key rigging grip
John E. Stephens ... dolly grip
Fred Thomas ... second assistant camera
Joseph Thomas ... first assistant camera
Troy Toebben ... rigging electric
Mike Tyson ... rigging electrician
Grady Upchurch ... second assistant camera
Paul Varrieur ... camera operator: "a" camera
Stephen Crall Waller ... grip

Casting Department 

Janella Bersabal ... extras casting assistant
Shay Griffin ... casting: Atlanta (as Shay Bentley-Griffin)
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Patrick Ingram ... extras casting assistant
Xavion Lay ... extras casting assistant
Lori Maloney ... extras casting
Tuffy Questell ... extras casting
Andrea Reed ... casting associate
Ra-Ra Taylor ... extras casting assistant
Jennifer Rudolph ... casting: New York (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

K. Drew Fuller ... costumer
Jeannette Guillermo ... costumer (as Janette Guillermo)
Demetricus Holloway ... costumer dresser: Cuba Gooding Jr.
Jimmy Jay ... additional costumer
Jayne Marie Kehoe ... costume supervisor
Melissa Lacombe ... costume supervisor
Linda N. Robinson ... costume cutter
Lindi Suttle ... costumer
Joulles Wright ... set costumer
Gertrude Moore ... seamstress (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Kenny Becker ... color timer
Petra Demas ... editorial production assistant
Jim Flynn ... assistant editor
Mike Jackson ... first assistant editor

Music Department 

Romeo Antonio ... musician
Spring Aspers ... music supervisor
Tim Boot ... music editor / music playback
Bronwen Boyan ... music coordinator
Drew DeAscentis ... additional music editor
Richard A. Harrison ... additional music editor
Jimmy Jam ... executive music producer
Loretha C. Jones ... executive music producer
Michael Kamen ... composer: additional music
Ryan Kilgore ... musician
Terry Lewis ... executive music producer
Deborah Mannis-Gardner ... music coordinator (as Debra Mannis-Gardner)
Michael T. Ryan ... supervising music editor
Bubba Smith ... music producer
Big Jim Wright ... executive music producer (as James 'Big Jim' Wright)
Denise Carver ... music clearances (uncredited)
Michael T. Ryan ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

George Bolton ... transportation captain
Rick Kamen ... picture vehicles
'Wild Bill' Laczko ... camara truck driver
Norman P. Martin ... picture vehicles
Mike Robinson ... driver: grip truck
Patricia Sammons ... driver
Mario Simon ... transportation coordinator
Ralph Strickland ... driver (2003)
John Suttles ... driver
Hank Van Apeldoorn ... transportation
Oranz Walker ... transportation (as Oranz L. Walker)
Windi Robinson ... art driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Tea Aaron ... production assistant
Ethan Anderson ... production assistant
Jolanda Anthony ... accounting clerk
Donielle Artese ... dancer
Gloria Winship Ayon ... head animal coordinator
Angela Beyince ... assistant: Ms. Knowles
Bianca Bezdek-Goodloe ... legal representative
Angelique Bones ... production assistant
Becky Brake ... location manager
Chris Browne ... craft service assistant
Cassandra Butcher ... unit publicist
Angela Carroll ... assistant location manager
Elizabeth Cline ... set production assistant
Andrew D. Cooke ... location manager: New York
Alfeo Dixon ... assistant location manager
Larry Donahue ... caterer
Jim Dunlap ... assistant accountant
Ava DuVernay ... promotional services
John Findley ... location scout (as John Findley III)
Jay Floyd ... clearance administrator
Kelli Franklin ... production assistant: Columbus
Bill Garvey ... assistant location manager: second unit
Miguel Govea ... publicity consultant
Christopher Grimley ... assistant: Mr. Gale
Stephen Hall ... set production assistant
Shawnette Heard ... assistant choreographer
Carletta Hurt ... production assistant
Yolanda Jones ... assistant: Mr. Gale
Charlie Jordan ... assistant: Ms. Jones
Tatiana Komlos ... assistant production coordinator
Paul Lowe ... medic
Brad Marro ... production assistant
Jonathan Mayo ... production assistant: New York
Stewart McAlpine ... production assistant
Shandra L. McDonald ... assistant: Mr. Gale
Jeremy McGuire ... production assistant
Gil McKinney ... production assistant
Kari Mills ... production assistant
Lucas Moore ... studio teacher
Winifred Murungi ... office production assistant
Taylor Norton ... production assistant
Carleton Overstreet ... production assistant
Day Permuy ... assistant coordinator
Sherri Poitier ... assistant: Ms. Jones
Eartha Robinson ... choreographer
Nina Saxon ... title designer
Tiffany Sipantzi Moore ... production coordinator
Brandi Smith ... assistant: Mr. Lynn
Jimmy Ray Sorrells ... second assistant accountant
Rozanne Stark ... set tutor
Russell Steele ... production accountant
Lou Sumien Jr. ... projectionist
Carter Swan ... assistant: Mr. Gooding
Edwanna Tabb ... production assistant
Damon Isiah Turner ... assistant: Ms. Sengupta
Christopher 'Woody' Wdowin ... set dressser
Nina Hodge ... production assistant (uncredited)

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