Get On Up Synopsis
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
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Movie Reviews

YOU HAVE GOT TO SEE THIS MOVIE!!!!

By schnookums1961
This is a great movie!!!!! It kept me at full attention throughout and the performances were incredible, especially Chadwick Boseman & Nelsan Ellis. Chadwick Boseman has great stage presence and all...

Get On Up

By Glotang
Excellent movie. I love the different spin....

Get On Up- STELLAR PERFORMANCES !

By valeriereneecampbell
Chadwick, a fellow BISON ! (Howard University) and my dear friends Viola, her husband Julius, Joni Bovill and Keith Robinson were all outstanding in this film. Chadwick truly morphed into James...

Great Movie

By jjones_1020
I loved the movie. Explained something's and revealed something's I didn't know about him like how he risked his life just to bring joy to the troops. He was a giver I didn't know that. Great movie!...

Oscar nominee

By keithkelsen
The acting was superb, the story woven with a golden thread....

Best movie and actor of the year!

By Nmovies
A must see!...

Great Movie

By Muhammadumar98
A must see...

Even if my daughter wasn't in the movie…....

By richkraft
It was a phenomenal movie. Chadwick Boseman was amazing as James Brown. On a number of occasions I had to remind myself that it wasn't the real James Brown playing himself. The way that Tate Taylor...

get on up

By eugeniahickman
must see...

Very Good Movie.

By kallen104
I really enjoyed Get On Up! The movie really did a great job of telling James Brown's story and gave you insight into how James Brown the man and the entertainer developed. I think the use of...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sexual Content, Drug Use, Some Strong Language and Violent Situations
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Entertaining, somewhat overlong biopic has edgy material.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF