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The Fighting Temptations (2003)

PG-13
123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A New York advertising executive travels to a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect.
Writers
Elizabeth Hunter (story) (screenplay) | Saladin K. Patterson (screenplay)
Composers
Jimmy Jam | Terry Lewis | Big Jim Wright (as James 'Big Jim' Wright)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Robi Reed (as Robi Reed-Humes)
Production Designer
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Budget
$ 30,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 11,758,372
Gross (USA)
$ 30,250,745
Gross (World)
$ 32,750,821
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Release date
Sep 19, 2003 (United States)

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Nigel Washington
Little Darrin Little Darrin   See fewer
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Chloe Bailey
Little Lilly Little Lilly   See fewer
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Demetress Long
Church Usher Church Usher   See fewer
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Ann Nesby
Aunt Sally Walker Aunt Sally Walker   See fewer
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Faith Evans
Maryann Hill Maryann Hill   See fewer
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Melba Moore
Bessie Cooley Bessie Cooley   See fewer
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Rosalie Washington
Faye Jenkins Faye Jenkins   See fewer
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Ricky Dillard
Choir Director Choir Director   See fewer
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Larry John Meyers
Homer T. (as L. John Myers) Homer T. (as L. John Myers)   See fewer
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Shirley Caesar
Herself (as Reverend Shirley Caesar) Herself (as Reverend Shirley Caesar)   See fewer
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LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Paulina Pritchett (as LaTanya Richardson) Paulina Pritchett (as LaTanya Richardson)   See fewer
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Wendell Pierce
Reverend Lewis Reverend Lewis   See fewer
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Lou Myers
Homer T. Homer T.   See fewer
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Cuba Gooding Jr.
Darrin Hill Darrin Hill   See fewer
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Lourdes Benedicto
Rosa Lopez Rosa Lopez   See fewer
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Richie Dye
Private Investigator Private Investigator   See fewer
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Dakin Matthews
Mr. Fairchild Mr. Fairchild   See fewer
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Wilbur Fitzgerald
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Daphne Duplaix
Tiffany Tiffany   See fewer
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Joanie Fox
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Enoch King
Man Playing Poker Man Playing Poker   See fewer
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Jill Jane Clements
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Mike Epps
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Steve Harvey
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Jimmy B. Jimmy B.   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 6,281 votes