The High Note

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"You've got to start at the bottom before you take it from the top."
  • PG-13
  • 2020
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.4  (13,523)
  • 58

The High Note is a 2020 movie directed by Nisha Ganatra and written by Flora Greeson. The movie stars Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. Set in Los Angeles, the movie follows the story of a talented musician named Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross) who is a legendary singer and an icon in the music industry. Her personal assistant Maggie (Dakota Johnson) dreams of becoming a music producer and is determined to make her dream a reality.

Maggie has been working for Grace for three years and is frustrated with her role as a personal assistant. She longs to take on a bigger role in the music industry and realizes that her job is not going to lead her to where she wants to be. In her free time, Maggie produces her own music but is afraid to share her work with anyone.

When Grace's manager Jack Robertson (Ice Cube) encourages her to collaborate with a rising artist named David Cliff (Kelvin Harrison Jr.), Maggie sees this as an opportunity to prove herself as a producer. She convinces David to let her produce his album and starts working with him in secret.

As Maggie works on David's album, she starts to develop feelings for him. However, she is torn between her feelings and her loyalty to Grace. Meanwhile, Grace is struggling with the pressure of releasing a new album and feeling like she is not being taken seriously as a musician because of her age.

The High Note is a movie that celebrates women and their passion for music. Tracee Ellis Ross delivers a powerful performance as Grace Davis, a character that is not only a talented musician but also a strong and independent woman. Her character serves as an inspiration to young women who want to break into the music industry.

Dakota Johnson also delivers a strong performance as Maggie, the determined personal assistant who is willing to take risks to pursue her dream of becoming a music producer. Her character is relatable, and many viewers will be able to identify with her struggle to find her place in the world.

Kelvin Harrison Jr. is also impressive in his portrayal of David Cliff, the rising artist who is struggling to find his own voice. He and Johnson have great chemistry together, and their relationship serves as a driving force in the movie.

The movie's soundtrack is also a highlight, with original songs performed by Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and other talented artists. The music adds depth to the storyline and helps to bring the characters to life.

Overall, The High Note is a must-watch movie for music lovers and anyone who has ever had a dream. The movie is a celebration of women and their passion for music, and it is a reminder that it is never too late to pursue your dreams.

The High Note is a 2020 romance movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 58.

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    6.4  (13,523)
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