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The High Note (2020)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 29 May 2020 (USA)
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A superstar singer and her overworked personal assistant are presented with a choice that could alter the course of their respective careers.

Director:

Nisha Ganatra

Writer:

Flora Greeson
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Johnson ... Maggie Sherwoode
Tracee Ellis Ross ... Grace Davis
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ... David Cliff
Bill Pullman ... Max
Zoe Chao ... Katie (as Zoë Chao)
June Diane Raphael ... Gail
Eugene Cordero ... Seth
Marc Evan Jackson ... Alec
Eddie Izzard ... Dan Deakins
Ice Cube ... Jack Robertson
Jonathan Freeman ... Martin
Parvesh Cheena ... Dry Cleaner
Bianca Lopez ... Juice Store Employee
Neil Lane Neil Lane ... Neil Lane
Tiffany Elle ... Pharmacist
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Storyline

A superstar singer and her overworked personal assistant are presented with a choice that could alter the course of their respective careers.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You've Got to Start at the Bottom Before You Take It to the Top

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some strong language, and suggestive references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The mother of Tracee Ellis Ross is Oscar nominee/Golden Globe Winning actress/superstar singer/icon Diana Ross. The mother of Dakota Johnson is Oscar nominee/Golden Globe Winning actress Melanie Griffith. Melanie plays Tess in this film, a nod for her celebrated Tess McGill in Working Girl (1988). See more »

Goofs

When Maggie & her father are talking in his radio station shack, the album he is holding changes from Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" to Nina Simone's "I Put a Spell on You". See more »

Crazy Credits

When the end credits have almost finished, you can hear some additional dialogue. See more »

Connections

References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Stay High
Writte & Performed by Brittany Howard
Courtesy of ATO Records
By arrangement with Zync Music, a Round Hill Company
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Thoroughly Enjoyable
30 May 2020 | by pinklarpSee all my reviews

Great cast, great story, Tracee Ellis Ross has a powerful voice especially in a duet with Kelvin Harrison Jr. He and Dakota Johnson have nice chemistry and give insight into the world of music producers and talent. Dakota and Ross characters both dealing with breaking away from other people's plans for them. Nice fashion, cars, ponytails. Light hearted, no violence, not preachy. Film industry needs to make more of these feel good films. Especially now.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,213,769
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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