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PG-13| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
In Zaire, James Brown, B.B. King, Miriam Makeba, the Spinners and others perform in a three-day concert preceding 1974's "Rumble in the Jungle" boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. Among the songs performed are "Soul Power," "One of a Kind (Love Affair)," "The Click Song" and "Payback."


Director: Jeffrey Levy-Hinte

Genres: Documentary, Music

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Soul Power (2008)

Release Date: July 10th, 2009|1 hr. 33 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    As the record of a cultural event, Soul Power is a hit-and-miss affair. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The concert footage is mesmerizing; the planning leading up to the show is pedestrian. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Period pieces can be marvelous or musty, depending on the period, as well as the piece. Soul Power is marvelous. show more

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