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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

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

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
Member of
Cataloging source
LVL
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, 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-
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
  • Jam, Jimmy
  • Fort, Mary Jane
  • Paul, Victoria
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • MTV Films (Firm)
  • Handprint Films (Firm)
Runtime
122
Series statement
Full screen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Gospel music
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Videodiscs
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer
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
Control code
885018
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
337814
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 885018
  • (OCoLC)53479632
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS
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 ; screenplay by Elizabeth Hunter and Saladin K. Patterson ; directed by Jonathan Lynn
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer
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
Control code
885018
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
337814
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 885018
  • (OCoLC)53479632
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS
Video recording format
DVD

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