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Get On Up Rated PG13

Get On Up PG13 PT138M

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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
Tate Taylor
Chadwick Boseman
Release Date
August 1, 2014

Movie Buzz

  • @uhmsavanna

    "A popular quote from the movie — "Feel the Rhythm, feel the rhyme, get on up, it’s bobsled time!" — was also made up for the movie" WHAT

  • @scottmoffatt_au

    Watch Get On Up, the James Brown movie #NowPlaying Cold Sweat (1967 Album Version) by James Brown on @RdioAU:

  • @nasser_mo3gza

    I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Get On Up Movie CLIP - Going To Be Somebody (2014) - Octavia Spencer

  • @nasser_mo3gza

    I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Get On Up Movie CLIP - The Famous Flames (2014) - Chadwick Boseman

  • @itmovierank

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  • @Superman2014M

    Watching the James Brown movie #Get on up!

  • @SteveJaxonDrive

    James Brown movie "Get On Up" INSANE !!!! #great movie