Get on Up

Release August 1, 2014 (Wide)
Cast Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd, David Andrew Nash
Director Tate Taylor
Writer Steve Baigelman, Jez Butterworth, John Butterworth
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Studio Universal Pictures
Length 138 mins.


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 his 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.

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