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.
Several of the actors in this film have starred in the film The Help (2011): Viola Davis portrayed Aibileen Clark, Octavia Spencer portrayed Minny Jackson, Allison Janney portrayed Charlotte Phelan, Ahna O'Reilly portrayed Elizabeth Leefolt, Nelsan Ellis portrayed Henry the Waiter, Aunjanue Ellis portrayed Yule Mae Davis, Cleta Elaine Ellington portrayed a receptionist and Richie Montgomery portrayed a bus driver.
When I hit the stage, people better be ready, especially the white folk
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.
$13,585,915 (USA) (3 August 2014)
$30,513,940 (USA) (12 September 2014)
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