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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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
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-
  • 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
Runtime
122
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Gospel music
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Films for the hearing impaired
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocm53479632
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [122 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792197089
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363378143
  • 032429284891
  • 883929304448
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 337814
  • 33781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 532262
  • (Sirsi) o53479632
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
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
ocm53479632
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [122 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780792197089
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097363378143
  • 032429284891
  • 883929304448
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 337814
  • 33781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 532262
  • (Sirsi) o53479632
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, DTS
Video recording format
DVD

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