Get On Up

Cradle-to-grave biopics, especially those for musicians, are often catnip for Oscar voters. Ray and Walk the Line earned trophies for their leading actor and actress, respectively, and if nothing else, Tate Taylorís James Brown biopic Get On Up will get Chadwick Boseman in the conversation for various nominations. Sadly, like those other examples, the acting...read more

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Get On Up
00:47 — Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking aud (more…)
Get On Up - Trailer 1
02:48 — The film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evol (more…)
Get On Up - Trailer 2
01:51 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - James Brown and His Band Try to Iron Out a Song in Rehearsal
01:00 — The film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evol (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - Aunt Honey Tells James He Is Going to Be Somebody
00:40 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - James Talks to His Mom in the Apollo Dressing Room
01:08 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - Ben Bart Gives James Brown Some Advice On His Plane
00:41 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - James Brown Explains His Music to a Reporter
00:34 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - James Brown Performs “Night Train” at the Apollo
00:29 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - Bobby Byrd Tells James Brown He’s Not Quitting the Band
00:33 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up - Clip - James and Dede Brown Argue in Their Bedroom
00:49 — Based on the life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film looks inside the life and music of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his im (more…)
Get On Up
02:12 — Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking aud (more…)
Get On Up
00:42 — Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking aud (more…)
Get On Up - Trailer
01:32 — Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking aud (more…)
Get On Up
00:40 — Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking aud (more…)
Get On Up - Trailer
02:44 — Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking aud (more…)
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  • Released: 2014
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Cradle-to-grave biopics, especially those for musicians, are often catnip for Oscar voters. Ray and Walk the Line earned trophies for their leading actor and actress, respectively, and if nothing else, Tate Taylorís James Brown biopic Get On Up will get Ch… (more)

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