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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 Nigel Washington ... Little Darrin
Chloe Bailey ... Little Lilly
Demetress Long Demetress Long ... Church Usher
Ann Nesby Ann Nesby ... Aunt Sally Walker
Faith Evans ... Maryann Hill
Melba Moore ... Bessie Cooley
Rosalie Washington Rosalie Washington ... Faye Jenkins
Ricky Dillard Ricky Dillard ... Choir Director
Larry John Meyers Larry John Meyers ... Homer T. (as L. John Myers)
Shirley Caesar ... Herself (as Reverend Shirley Caesar)
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Paulina Pritchett (as LaTanya Richardson)
Wendell Pierce ... Reverend Lewis
Lou Myers ... Homer T.
Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Darrin Hill
Lourdes Benedicto ... Rosa Lopez
Richie Dye Richie Dye ... Private Investigator
Dakin Matthews ... Mr. Fairchild
Wilbur Fitzgerald ... L&G Representative
Daphne Duplaix ... Tiffany
Joanie Fox ... Waitress
Enoch King Enoch King ... Man Playing Poker
Jill Jane Clements ... Train Attendant
Mike Epps ... Lucius
Steve Harvey ... Miles Smoke
Beyoncé ... Lilly (as Beyoncé Knowles)
Sonny Jim Gaines Sonny Jim Gaines ... Lilli's Grandfather (as James E. Gaines)
Mitchah Williams Mitchah Williams ... Jimmy B.
Vince Canlas ... Simon
Nicky Buggs ... Sarah
Rue McClanahan ... Nancy Stringer
Angie Stone ... Alma
Gene Conyers Gene Conyers ... Funeral Choir Director
Dave Sheridan ... Bill
Lou Walker ... Man in Church
Mechelle McCain ... Girl in Nightclub
Bilal ... Nightclub Singer
Kioka Hampton Carter Kioka Hampton Carter ... Amazing Grace Auditioner
Justin Mark Caudill Justin Mark Caudill ... Goofy Auditioner
Steven Patrick Huie Steven Patrick Huie ... Goofy Auditioner
Chuck Larkin Chuck Larkin ... Saw & Nose Flute Auditioner
Roger Greene Jr. Roger Greene Jr. ... Gangsta Rapper
D'Wayne Gardner D'Wayne Gardner ... 'Isn't She Lovely' Auditioner (as Karl D'Wayne Gardner)
Eddie Levert Eddie Levert ... Joseph (as Eddie Levert Sr.)
Valentine Ndubisi ... Kano (as Udoka Valentine Ndubisi)
Darrell Vanterpool Darrell Vanterpool ... Dean
Walter Williams Sr. Walter Williams Sr. ... Frank
Eric Nolan Grant Eric Nolan Grant ... Samuel
Wes Chatham ... Cashier (as John Wesley Chatham)
Mickey Jones ... Scooter
Lil' Zane Lil' Zane ... Derek (as Zane Copeland Jr.)
Mae Middleton Mae Middleton ... Tasha
L. Warren Young ... Guard
Faizon Love ... Prison Warden
Rashawn Worthen Rashawn Worthen ... First Prison Guard
T-Bone T-Bone ... Bee-Z Biggs
Montell Jordan ... Johnson
Chris Cole Chris Cole ... Lightfoot
James Van Harper James Van Harper ... Prison Guard at Church
Stephanie Bonner Stephanie Bonner ... Ramiyah
Tracy Bryant Tracy Bryant ... Ramiyah
Delaurian Burton Delaurian Burton ... Ramiyah
Sherise Staten Sherise Staten ... Ramiyah
Deborah Duke Deborah Duke ... Gospel Explosion Page (as Debra Calloway Duke)
Yolanda Adams ... Herself
Donnie McClurkin ... Himself
Clarence Fountain ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
George Scott George Scott ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
Eric McKinnie Eric McKinnie ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
Joey Williams Joey Williams ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
Caleb Butler Caleb Butler ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
Tracy Pierce Tracy Pierce ... The Blind Boys of Alabama
Erica Campbell ... Mary Mary
Tina Atkins Tina Atkins ... Mary Mary (as Trecina Campbell)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew D. Miller Matthew D. Miller ... Church Member (uncredited)
Roland Spence Roland Spence ... Singer with Shirley Ceaser (uncredited)

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 ... additional makeup
Joanetta Stowers ... key makeup artist
Linda Thompson ... additional hair stylist (as Linda Clark-Thompson)
Denise Tunnell ... assistant makeup artist
Janice Tunnell ... additional makeup artist
Dawn Turner ... hair stylist

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)
John S. Fore ... construction foreman
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
Steve Bracey ... sound recordist
Jim Caruana ... engineer
Freddy Chancellor ... boom operator
Patrick Cyccone Jr. ... 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 ... 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 Wright ... dolby consultant (as Jim Wright)
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 J. Davis ... additional rigging electric
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
Mike Robertson ... set lighting
Jacob Ross ... grip / rigging grip
Thom Shepard ... grip
Billy Sherrill ... key rigging grip
Thomas Sorlie ... assistant camera
John E. Stephens ... dolly grip
Fred Thomas ... second assistant camera: a 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
Tom Whipple ... Steadicam Operator

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
JayneMarie Kehoe ... costume supervisor (as Jayne Marie Kehoe)
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
Michael Eaves ... digital intermediate colorist
Jim Flynn ... assistant editor
Mike Jackson ... first assistant editor

Location Management 

Becky Brake ... location manager
Angela Carroll ... assistant location manager
Andrew D. Cooke ... location manager: New York
Mark Cottrell ... location scout
Alfeo Dixon ... assistant location manager
John Findley ... location scout (as John Findley III)
Bill Garvey ... assistant location manager: second unit

Music Department 

Romeo Antonio ... musician
Spring Aspers ... music supervisor
Tim Boot ... music editor / music playback
Bronwen Boyan ... music coordinator
Steve Bracey ... 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
Myra Walker ... musician
Alvin Williams ... soundtrack (as Alvin V. Williams)
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
Edwanna Blanding ... production assistant (as Edwanna Tabb)
Angi Bones ... production assistant (as Angelique Bones)
Chris Browne ... craft service assistant
Cassandra Butcher ... unit publicist
Elizabeth Cline ... set production assistant
Larry Donahue ... caterer
Jim Dunlap ... assistant accountant
Ava DuVernay ... promotional services
Jay Floyd ... clearance administrator
Kelli Franklin ... production assistant: Columbus
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
John Radcliff ... add'l set production assistant
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
Damon Isiah Turner ... assistant: Ms. Sengupta
Christopher 'Woody' Wdowin ... set dressser
Hsanni Henry ... production assistant (uncredited)
Nina Hodge ... production assistant (uncredited)

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