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The Fighting Temptations (2003) Movie Information

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Jonathan Lynn


Beyoncé Knowles
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Mike Epps
Lou Myers
Steve Harvey
Dave Sheridan





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In order to receive his inheritance, a slick New York City advertising executive must lead a small town church choir to victory in a gospel competition. -- Filmhog

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mitchellyoung 08/04/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A sometimes charming comedy that devolves into caricatures and forced one-liners rather than genuine characters. In a film whose plot has been done many times before, that doesn't leave much to latch onto, although the music is exceptional.

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The Movie Man 05/23/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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The Fighting Temptations is just another one of those "I need money, so I'll con my hometown into helping me get some" type of movies. The film benefits from Cuba Gooding Jr's good performance, Beyonce Knowles beautiful singing voice and funny one-liners from the supporting characters(mostly Mike Epps). Although, The film is predictable and overlong, making it bad. Singer Montell Jordan has the films funniest scenes.

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Not half bad if you're a music lover!

A big city cad Cuba Gooding Jr. returns to his Southern hometown upon the death of his aunt and must fulfill the requirements of her will in order to reap his inheritance. Met with numerous challenges, he assembles a rag-tag bunch of underdeveloped misfits and attempt to take the group to a big gospel competition for a big prize of $150,000.

'The Fighting Temptations has a certain charm to it be it Cuba's character of a young man being won over by the good ole spirit of the home community and learning lessons about himself despite initially looking down on their small town ways. The outcome was predictable but so what….I certainly had a fun time watching this one and I am still humming a few bars of the song “You Give Me Fever” in my mind. Also starring Steve Harvey as the boozy radio ...

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