The Five Heartbeats Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3873

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 14

Theatrical Release Date: 03/29/1991

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Robert Townsend

Actors: Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Harry J. Lennix, Leon, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas

Plot: The story of an early 1960s African-American quintet known as The Five Heartbeats. After a rocky start, the group becomes quite renowned - but the fame brings out both the best and worst as the group struggles with racism, greed and personal weakness all the while trying to stay together. -- Chris Kavan

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Des E. Raye - wrote on 06/01/2010

This is hands down one of my favorite movies of all time. Loved the music, loved the story, loved the actors.

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