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.
James calls a rehearsal after he sees Pee-Wee mocking him. James explains to Clyde, the drummer, how he wants the drums to start for the song. James' explanation is how "Cold Sweat" begins on the record.
My baby playing at the Apollo.
James Brown: I ain't your baby, not then, not now. I look after James Brown. You want to know me, I'll tell you. My daddy in the army. My mamma left. No one else helped me. No one else.
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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