The Five Heartbeats

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The Five Heartbeats (1991)

121 min - Drama, Music - 29 March 1991
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In the early 1960s, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along the way, however, the guys learn many hard lessons about the reality of the music industry.

Director:  Robert Townsend
Writers:  Keenen Ivory Wayans, Robert Townsend

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Storyline

In the early 1960s, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along the way, however, the guys learn many hard lessons about the reality of the music industry.


Collections: Robert Townsend

Genres: Drama, Music

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Language:  English
Release Date:  29 March 1991

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  20th Century Fox

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 01 min