Get On Up

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2014 | PG-13 | Biography Drama

Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, August 1, 2014

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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Chadwick Boseman
James Brown
Viola Davis
Susie Brown
Dan Aykroyd
Ben Bart
Octavia Spencer
Aunt Honey
Nelsan Ellis
Bobby Byrd
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DIRECTOR

Tate Taylor

Screenwriter

Jezz Butterworth
John Henry Butterworth
Steve Baigelman

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for sexual content, drug use, some strong language and violent situations

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Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Producer Brian Grazer has been trying to make a Brown biopic for more than a decade.
Also Known As
  • James Brown Biopic
  • James Brown Project

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