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Synopsis

This dramatized biography follows the rise of James Brown (played by Chadwick Boseman) from impoverished childhood to musical stardom and the title, the "Godfather of Soul."

MPAA Rating PG-13 for sexual content, drug use, some strong language, and violent situations.
Theatrical Release August 1, 2014
Director Tate Taylor
Cast Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Viola Davis
Run Time 139
2014 Universal Pictures Official Movie Website

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