Get On Up Rated PG13

Get On Up PG13 PT138M


In his follow-up to the four-time Academy AwardA-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in GET ON UP. 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 audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Boseman is joined in the drama by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.

Running Time
2 hr 18 min
Release Date
August 1, 2014

Movie Buzz

  • @Suz_Todd

    @BrunoMars Mick Jagger mentioned u, talking about Grazer movie Get On Up- in case never saw news video:


    As music as I love James Brown..Get On Up so not all that the writing for the movie was not good but Chadwick Boseman played James tho!

  • @SoDamnSlim

    Such a good movie. But he'en have to knock Jill across the room like that, though! — watching Get On Up

  • @NatchezEvents

    #dunleith Dunleith. Last time I was here I was working on movie set for "Get On up". Finally got the nickel tour! …

  • @arthurnobanjo

    260. Get On Up - Boseman's embodiment of Brown is mesmerizing. The movie is little more than a best-of playlist. #DLMChallenge

  • @Chris_Yachts

    I want to watch that James brown movie get on up but I can't find it online 😐

  • @nasser_mo3gza

    I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Get On Up Movie CLIP - Night Train (2014) - James Brown Biopic HD