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What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

R
118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner.
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Writers
Tina Turner (book "I, Tina") | Kurt Loder (book "I, Tina") | Kate Lanier (screenplay)
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Editor
Stuart H. Pappé (as Stuart Pappé)
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Budget
$ 15,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 39,100,956
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Release date
Jun 25, 1993 (United States)

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Nita Woods Allen
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Tina Turner Tina Turner   See fewer
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Michael Turner Michael Turner   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 14,947 votes