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Get on Up (2014)

PG-13
139 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
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Jez Butterworth (screenplay) (story) | John-Henry Butterworth (screenplay) (story) | Steven Baigelman (story)
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$ 30,000,000
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$ 13,585,915
Gross (USA)
$ 30,513,940
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Aug 1, 2014 (United States)

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6.9 / 10 | 18,305 votes