The Five Heartbeats

  • 1991
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama, Musical

An entertaining, highly charged musical biography, THE FIVE HEARTBEATS is based on the sagas of such legendary 60s R&B groups as the Temptations and the Dells. Although mired in show-biz musical cliches, director-writer-producer and star Robert Townsend unfolds the story of the Five Heartbeats with such energy and exuberance that the cliches become markers...read more

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Cast

Credits

Director (1 Credit)
Producer (1 Credit)
Loretha C. Jones
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Co-Producer (1 Credit)
Nancy Israel
Assoc. Producer (2 Credits)
Christina Schmidlin
Kokayi Ampah
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Bill Dill
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Wynn Thomas
Art Director (1 Credit)
Don Diers
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Samara Schaffer
Costumes (1 Credit)
Ruthe Carter
Casting (1 Credit)
Jaki Brown-Karman
Sound (1 Credit)
David Brownlow
Choreography (1 Credit)
Michael Peters
Make Up (1 Credit)
Laini Thompson
Stunts (2 Credits)
Greg W. Elam
John Sherrod