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.
Look at these people, James. When is it going to be when we up there?
James Brown: Right now!
Bobby Byrd: What?
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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