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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01:25 — Coming in on the tail end of a rhythm and blues singing group explosion, The Five Heartbeats (Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, (more…)

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: R
  • Review: 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 un… (more)

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