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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 ; directed by Jonathan Lynn ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson

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 ; directed by Jonathan Lynn ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson

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 ; directed by Jonathan Lynn ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
GZT
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 dubbed French dialogue with English subtitles; closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Cuba Gooding, Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Mike Epps, Faith Evans, Steve Harvey, Wendell Pierce, LaTanya Richardson, Dave Sheridan, Angie Stone
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1968-
  • 1981-
  • 1973-
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
  • 1943-1982
  • 1945-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gale, David
  • Jones, Loretha C
  • Pollack, Jeff
  • Hunter, Elizabeth
  • Patterson, Saladin K
  • Lynn, Jonathan
  • Gooding, Cuba
  • Beyoncé
  • Epps, Mike
  • Evans, Faith
  • Harvey, Steve
  • Pierce, Wendell
  • Richardson, LaTanya
  • Sheridan, Dave
  • Stone, Angie
  • Beato, Affonso
  • Hirsch, Paul
  • Harris, James
  • Fort, Mary Jane
  • Paul, Victoria
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • MTV Films (Firm)
  • Handprint Films
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Gospel music
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Gospel music
  • Man-woman relationships
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 ; directed by Jonathan Lynn ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363378143
  • 883929304448
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)815981200
  • 839907
  • (OCoLC)ocn815981200
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
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 ; directed by Jonathan Lynn ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363378143
  • 883929304448
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
33781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)815981200
  • 839907
  • (OCoLC)ocn815981200
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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