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The Five Heartbeats

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Released March 29th, 1991, 'The Five Heartbeats' stars Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon , Harry Lennix The R movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 2 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from respected critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Coming in on the tail end of a rhythm and blues singing group explosion, The Five Heartbeats (Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells) rise and fall within the space of seven years. Along the way, the group deals with all manner of fame and fortune distractions -- jealousy, greed, too much womanizing and drugs all take a toll. Their troubles culminate when executive Big Red (Hawthorne James) is arrested for the murder of manager Jimmy Potter (Chuck Patterson)."

'The Five Heartbeats' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on iTunes Store, Amazon.com, VUDU, and YouTube .

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