Get on Up

Get on Up (2014)

The Funk Don't Quit

  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Release Date: 2014-08-01
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 464 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 19min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Jagged Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Tate Taylor
star 6.8/10
From 464 Ratings


A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

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  • Chadwick Boseman

    as James Brown
  • Nelsan Ellis

    as Bobby Byrd
  • Dan Aykroyd

    as Ben Bart
  • Viola Davis

    as Susie Brown
  • Lennie James

    as Joe Brown
  • Fred Melamed

    as Syd Nathan
  • Jill Scott

    as DeeDee Brown
  • Octavia Spencer

    as Aunt Honey
  • Nick Eversman

    as Mick Jagger
  • Tika Sumpter

    as Yvonne Fair
  • James DuMont

    as Corporal Dooley
  • Billy Slaughter

    as Pool Cleaner
  • Ritchie Montgomery

    as Warden
  • Craig Robinson

    as Maceo Parker
  • Brandon Mychal Smith

    as Little Richard
  • Aloe Blacc

    as Nafloyd Scott
  • Josh Hopkins

    as Ralph Bass
  • Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor

    as Vicki Anderson
  • Tariq Trotter

    as Pee Wee Ellis
  • Keith D. Robinson

    as Baby Roy
  • Stacey Scowley

    as Penelope White
  • Liz Mikel

    as Gertrude Sanders
  • Julius Tennon

    as Grandpa Byrd
  • Allison Janney

    as Kathy
  • John Benjamin Hickey

    as Richard
  • J.D. Evermore

    as Seminar Presenter
  • Carol Lee

    as Mavis
  • Cleta Elaine Ellington

    as Shirley Buell
  • Jim Gleason

    as Insurance Salesman
  • Ahna O'Reilly

    as Reporter
  • Antonius Charles

    as Black Infantryman
  • Donald Watkins

    as Black Infantryman
  • Corey Sorenson

    as Pilot
  • Hunter Burke

    as Soldier
  • Jamarion Scott

    as Little James Brown
  • Jordan Scott

    as Little James Brown
  • Rena DeAngelo

    as Reno Reporter
  • Aakomon Jones

    as Bobby Bennett
  • George Quinones

    as Lynched Man
  • Aaron Jay Rome

    as Frankie Avalon
  • Atkins Estimond

    as Big Junior
  • Clyde Jones

    as Daddy Grace
  • Michael Papajohn

    as 1949 Cop
  • Denzel Reed

    as Big Kid
  • Phyllis Montana LeBlanc

    as Mrs. Byrd
  • Taura Cherne

    as Sarah Byrd
  • Kirk Bovill

    as Announcer
  • Cariella Smith

    as Diner Waitress
  • Jacinte Blankenship

    as Velma Brown
  • Sandra DeNise

    as Female in Audience
  • Sheldon Frett

    as Susie's Soldier
  • Mario J. Radford

    as JB Chauffeur
  • Joe T. Blankenship

    as Alan Leeds
  • Randy Smith

    as Minder
  • Alvin Edney II

    as Teddy Brown
  • Adrien Scott Robinson

    as Little Christmas Boy
  • Elliott June Rogers

    as Little Christmas Girl
  • Jamell Richardson

    as Jimmy Nolen
  • Jason Davis

    as Mayor White
  • Justin Hall

    as Bootsy
  • David Carzell

    as Catfish
  • Dominic Thigpen

    as Chicken
  • Matt Thompson

    as 1949 Cop
  • Aaron J. Brooks

    as Insurance Agent
Sound Thomas Newman Original Music Composer
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Editing Michael McCusker Editor
Production Mick Jagger Producer
Production Kerry Barden Casting
Camera Stephen Goldblatt Director of Photography
Sound Bill Bernstein Music Editor
Costume & Make-Up Sharen Davis Costume Design
Art Jesse Rosenthal Art Direction
Sound Greg P. Russell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Paul Schnee Casting
Writing Jez Butterworth Screenplay
Production Jez Butterworth Executive Producer
Production Erica Huggins Producer
Production Peter Afterman Executive Producer
Sound Margaret Yen Music Supervisor
Production Victoria Pearman Producer
Directing Tate Taylor Director
Production Tate Taylor Producer
Art Mark Ricker Production Design
Sound Curt Sobel Music Editor
Production Trish Hofmann Executive Producer
Writing Steven Baigelman Screenplay
Sound Budd Carr Music Supervisor
Writing John-Henry Butterworth Screenplay
Production John-Henry Butterworth Executive Producer
Camera D. Stevens Still Photographer
Production John Norris Executive Producer
Art Rena DeAngelo Set Decoration
Production Anna Culp Executive Producer
Sound Scott Millan Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Craig Dollinger Boom Operator
Editing Daniel Saxlid Dialogue Editor
Sound Rickley W. Dumm Sound Effects Editor
Sound Robert L. Sephton Sound Designer
Sound Robert L. Sephton Sound Effects Editor
Camera Will Arnot Camera Operator
Camera Will Arnot Steadicam Operator
Sound Jordan Corngold Music Editor
Sound Jason King Sound Designer
Sound Jason King Sound Effects Editor
Crew Chuck Picerni Jr. Stunts
Production Robin Mulcahy Fisichella Production Supervisor
Sound Steven Morrow Sound mixer
Directing Cate Hardman Script Supervisor
Production Gary Trentham Production Coordinator
Lighting Colin J. Campbell Gaffer