Get On Up

Watch Get On Up

"The Funk Don't Quit"
  • PG-13
  • 2014
  • 2 hr 19 min
  • 6.9  (22,666)
  • 71

From the director of The Help comes Get On Up, a movie about the legendary godfather of soul James Brown. This film captures Brown's incredible rags to riches story. It brings fans into the life of James Brown; it gives a vivid inside look on his dance moves and childhood. Played by Chadwick Boseman is James Brown, one of the world's greatest musicians in history, a musical legend whose funk and soul spread from city to city over decades. From his troubled past to his platinum plaques and number one hits this film shows it all. This film also stars Viola Davis, Jill Scott, Craig Robinson and many more.

Get On Up
Get On Up (Fathom Events Trailer)
Get On Up (Fathom Events Trailer)

Trailer - 30 sec

James Brown Performs Night Train At The Apollo
James Brown Performs Night Train At The Apollo

Clip - 29 sec

Dan Aykroyd On How He Knew James Brown
Dan Aykroyd On How He Knew James Brown

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 9 sec

James Brown And His Band Try To Iron Out A Song In Rehersal
James Brown And His Band Try To Iron Out A Song In Rehersal

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

Tate Taylor On What Brian Grazer And Mick Jagger Bring To The Film
Tate Taylor On What Brian Grazer And Mick Jagger Bring To The Film

Behind the Scenes - 40 sec

Aunt Honey Tells James He Is Going To Be Somebody
Aunt Honey Tells James He Is Going To Be Somebody

Clip - 40 sec

Description
From the director of The Help comes Get On Up, a movie about the legendary godfather of soul James Brown. This film captures Brown's incredible rags to riches story. It brings fans into the life of James Brown; it gives a vivid inside look on his dance moves and childhood. Played by Chadwick Boseman is James Brown, one of the world's greatest musicians in history, a musical legend whose funk and soul spread from city to city over decades. From his troubled past to his platinum plaques and number one hits this film shows it all. This film also stars Viola Davis, Jill Scott, Craig Robinson and many more.

Get On Up is a 2014 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 19 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9 and a MetaScore of 71.

Where to Watch Get On Up

Get On Up is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Get On Up for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2014
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    2 hr 19 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (22,666)
  • Metascore
    71