The Greatest Night in Pop

The Greatest Night in Pop (2024)

The untold story behind "We Are the World."

  • Genre: Documentary, Music
  • Release Date: 2024-01-19
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 176 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Dorothy St Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Bao Nguyen
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In 1985, 46 music icons, including Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder, came together for the most star-studded recording session in history. This is the untold story of the legendary global pop song “We Are the World” — which very nearly didn’t happen.

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  • Lionel Richie

    as Self
  • Bruce Springsteen

    as Self
  • Dionne Warwick

    as Self
  • Kenny Loggins

    as Self
  • Huey Lewis

    as Self
  • Cyndi Lauper

    as Self
  • Sheila E.

    as Self
  • Smokey Robinson

    as Self
  • Michael Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Stevie Wonder

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Quincy Jones

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Tina Turner

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Paul Simon

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Kenny Rogers

    as Self (archive footage)
  • James Ingram

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Billy Joel

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Diana Ross

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Willie Nelson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Al Jarreau

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Steve Perry

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Daryl Hall

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Kim Carnes

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Bob Dylan

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Ray Charles

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Dan Aykroyd

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Harry Belafonte

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Lindsey Buckingham

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Bob Geldof

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Jackie Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Jermaine Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • La Toya Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Marlon Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Randy Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Tito Jackson

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Waylon Jennings

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Anita Pointer

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Ruth Pointer

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Bonnie Pointer

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Jeffrey Osborne

    as Self (archive footage)
  • John Oates

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Bette Midler

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Ken Woo

    as Self
  • Tom Bähler

    as Self
  • David Breskin

    as Self
  • Robert A. Dickinson

    as Self
  • Wendy Garfield-Ferris Rees

    as Self
  • Humberto Gatica

    as Self
  • Steven Ivory

    as Self
  • Larry Klein

    as Self
  • Harriet Sternberg

    as Self
  • Prince

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Madonna

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Tom Myers

    as Self (archive footage)
Directing Bao Nguyen Director
Production Julia Nottingham Producer
Production Lionel Richie Producer
Production Bruce Eskowitz Producer
Production Harriet Sternberg Producer
Production George Hencken Producer
Production Angus Wall Executive Producer
Production Becky Read Executive Producer
Production Amit Dey Executive Producer
Production Paul Brownstein Executive Producer
Editing Nic Zimmermann Editor
Editing Will Znidaric Editor
Editing David Brodie Editor
Camera Caleb Heller Director of Photography
Production Terry Leonard Co-Producer
Production Kent Kubena Co-Producer
Production Donna Ferry Executive In Charge Of Production
Production Lou Shrimpton Production Manager
Production Lena Mesiano Line Producer
Production Lindsey Gardner Line Producer
Crew Emma Comans Post Production Supervisor
Crew Stacey Kessler-Aungst Post Production Supervisor
Crew David Weitzel Post Production Supervisor
Production Piper Gates Associate Producer
Production Joyce Liu Associate Producer
Camera Jun Li Camera Operator
Camera Brandon Ziegenfuss Camera Operator
Camera Nausheen Dadabhoy Camera Operator
Camera Nobu Sakurai First Assistant Camera
Camera Filipe Larrondo First Assistant Camera
Camera Sunil Devadanam First Assistant Camera
Camera Luke Peckham Digital Imaging Technician
Camera Luke Peckham Second Assistant Camera
Camera Tom Fenaille Digital Imaging Technician
Camera Tom Fenaille Second Assistant Camera
Camera Kenneth Nguyen Still Photographer
Lighting Isaak van der Meulen Gaffer
Lighting Joe Kosty Gaffer
Lighting Eric Fahey Gaffer
Lighting Justin Bennett Lighting Director
Lighting Adam LoNigro Best Boy Electric
Camera Rich Robles Key Grip
Camera Robert Exner Key Grip
Camera Brandon Taylor Key Grip
Camera Jake Reeder Key Grip
Camera Kevin Chiu Best Boy Grip
Camera Hayden Miller Grip
Sound Delroy Cornick Production Sound Mixer
Art Hanrui Wang Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Nil Muir Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Maxine Christians Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sarah Ault Hairstylist
Editing Michael Engelken Additional Editing
Editing Carlos Haynes Additional Editing
Editing Caroline Hodge Additional Editing
Editing Mohammed Rahman Additional Editing
Editing Ric Crossley First Assistant Editor
Editing Dora Wu Assistant Editor
Editing George Geanopulos Assistant Editor
Editing Steve Erdmann Assistant Editor
Sound Richard Gallagher Dialogue Editor
Sound Gavin Allingham Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Jacek Wiśniewski Foley Artist
Sound Michał Wilczewski Foley Mixer
Sound Filip Stefanowski Foley Mixer
Sound Karen Crossan Music Coordinator
Production Larry Klein Producer