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.
Ben Bart handcuffs a suitcase full of cash to Big Junior's wrist. As Elwood Blues, Dan Aykroyd walked on stage with a suitcase handcuffed to his wrist.
What exactly do you call your style of music?
James Brown: I call it James Brown music because it's so far ahead of its time
More than a few times the edge of the wigs worn by the cast can be seen blending in poorly on their foreheads. This is especially true in the 1960's scenes.
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