PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
The film had been in development since 2000.
Mr. President, I want to go to Vietnam. We've got to bring the super heavy funk to the cats over there... Are they shooting at us? They trying to kill James Brown today. You want to go down in history as the man who killed the funk?
In the Vietnam scene, a title card says 1968 while the song "The Payback" plays. "The Payback" was released in December 1973.
$13,585,915 (USA) (3 August 2014)
$30,513,940 (USA) (12 September 2014)
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