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B.B. King: The Life of Riley (2012)

Not Rated
123 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

The untold true American story of an orphan boy from the heart of the Mississippi Delta who rose to music stardom around the world and inspired a generation of fans against all odds.
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Updated Apr 10, 2014

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May 2014 (United States)

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Morgan Freeman
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Joe Bihari
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Martin Luther King
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Sid Seidenberg
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Keith Richards
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King Carl XVI Gustaf
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Demarcus Gillespie
Young Riley B. King Young Riley B. King   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 595 votes