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The Resource The Fighting Temptations, Paramount Pictures presents an MTV Films production in association with Handprint Films, a Jonathan Lynn film ; produced by David Gale, Loretha Jones, Jeff Pollack ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson ; directed by Jonathan Lynn, (DVD)

The Fighting Temptations, Paramount Pictures presents an MTV Films production in association with Handprint Films, a Jonathan Lynn film ; produced by David Gale, Loretha Jones, Jeff Pollack ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson ; directed by Jonathan Lynn, (DVD)

Label
The Fighting Temptations
Title
The Fighting Temptations
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents an MTV Films production in association with Handprint Films, a Jonathan Lynn film ; produced by David Gale, Loretha Jones, Jeff Pollack ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson ; directed by Jonathan Lynn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Paul Hirsch ; music score, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, James Wright ; costume designer, Mary Jane Fort, Tracey A. White ; production designer, Victoria Paul
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual references
Language note
English or French dialogue, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Cuba Gooding, Jr., Beyonce Knowles, Mike Epps, Faith Evans, Steve Harvey, Wendell Pierce, LaTanya Richardson, Dave Sheridan, Angie Stone
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1973-
  • 1956-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gale, David
  • Jones, Loretha C
  • Pollack, Jeff
  • Hunter, Elizabeth
  • Patterson, Saladin K
  • Lynn, Jonathan
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Knowles, Beyonce
  • Epps, Mike
  • Evans, Faith
  • Harvey, Steve
  • Pierce, Wendell
  • Richardson, LaTanya
  • Sheridan, Dave
  • Stone, Angie
  • Beato, Affonso
  • Hirsch, Paul
  • Jam, Jimmy
  • Fort, Mary Jane
  • Paul, Victoria
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • MTV Films (Firm)
  • Handprint Films (Firm)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Gospel music
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Fighting Temptations, Paramount Pictures presents an MTV Films production in association with Handprint Films, a Jonathan Lynn film ; produced by David Gale, Loretha Jones, Jeff Pollack ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson ; directed by Jonathan Lynn, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • See interactive menu for special features
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer
Control code
AGX-7130
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780792197089
Isbn Type
(Widescreen)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
337814
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS
Label
The Fighting Temptations, Paramount Pictures presents an MTV Films production in association with Handprint Films, a Jonathan Lynn film ; produced by David Gale, Loretha Jones, Jeff Pollack ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson ; directed by Jonathan Lynn, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • See interactive menu for special features
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer
Control code
AGX-7130
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780792197089
Isbn Type
(Widescreen)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
337814
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS

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