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Get on Up

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In Theaters: August 1, 2014

PG-13 | Drama | 2h 18m

Get on Up

A biographical drama following the story of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, showing his rise from poverty to extreme success. It shows how he rose from an impoverished childhood to become a world famous and highly influential R&B musician with hits in the 1960s and '70s, becoming one of the most influential musical figures of the 20th century.

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd, Josh Hopkins, Tariq Trotter, Aakomon Jones, Jordan Scott, Jamarion Scott
Director: Tate Taylor
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman
Writer(s): Steve Baigelman, Jez Butterworth, John Butterworth
Official Site: getonupmovie.com