Key Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Beyonce Knowles, Nigel Washington, Chloe Bailey, Demetress Long, Ann Nesby, Faith Evans, Melba Moore, Rosalie Washington
Genre(s): Music, Comedy, Drama, Romance
"He Still Loves Me" - Beyonce &
Walter Williams Jr.
"The Fighting Temptations" won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture and
the American Black Film Festival "Film of the Year."
Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyonce Knowles star in "The Fighting Temptations."
After getting fired from job for lying on his resume, Darrin Hill (Cuba Gooding Jr.) finds out that
his aunt has died and returns
to Georgia for her funeral.
He happily learns that she has left him a lot of money, but with the condition that he can only get it
after he agrees to direct the Beulah Baptist Church choir and take them to compete in the
"Gospel Explosion" contest.
The job sounds easy, but it turns out to be much harder than he expected. The choir is nothing like it used
to be and desperately needs talented singers. Darrin has to go beyond the church to get people
for the choir, including the local prison.
While trying to earn his inheritance, Darrin also get reconnected to his old sweetheart, Lily (Beyonce)
and she plays an important role in helping him.
Full of laughs and great gospel music, "The Fighting Temptations" is wonderful music comedy.
• Beyonce Knowles' first starring role in a film was this movie, "The Fighting Temptations." It has been
reported that she purposely gained weight for her performance in this film.
• "The Fighting Temptations" features a number of stellar real-life gospel and R&B artists such as
Shirley Caesar, Faith Evans, The O' Jays, and Beyonce.
• "The Fighting Temptations" music soundtrack reached number one on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums
chart and Billboard's Top Soundtracks chart.
• "The Fighting Temptations" won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture. Also, Beyonce Knowles was nominated for Outstanding Actress for her role in the movie as Lilly.
• "The Fighting Temptations" also won the American Black Film Festival "Film of the Year."
• The soundtrack for "The Fighting Temptations" won two Black Reel Awards: The song "He Still Loves Me" won Best Film Song and the soundtrack won Best Film Soundtrack.
• Nominated for three Black Reel Awards: Best Actress (Beyonce Knowles), Best Screenplay and Best Theatrical Film.
• Nominated for two BET Comedy Awards: Outstanding Actress (Beyonce Knowles) and Outstanding Actor (Mike Epps)
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Movie Soundtrack - "The Fighting Temptations"
The Fighting Temptations Movie Soundtrack
The soundtrack for "The Fighting Temptations" contains
the following songs:
1. Fighting Temptation - Beyonce, Missy Elliott, MC Lyte and Free
2. I Know - Destiny's Child
3. Rain Down - Angie Stone and Eddie Levert Sr.
4. To Da River - T-Bone, Zane and Montell Jordan
5. I'm Getting Ready - Ann Nesby
6. The Stone - Ann Nesby and Shirley Caesar
7. Heaven Knows - Faith Evans
8. Fever - Beyonce
9. Everything I Do - Beyonce and Bilal
10. Love Me Like a Rock - The O'Jays
11. Swing Low Sweet Chariot - Beyonce
12. He Still Loves Me - Beyonce and Walter Williams Sr.
13. Time to Come Home - Beyonce, Angie Stone and Melba Moore
14. Don't Fight the Feeling - Solange featuring Papa Reu
15. Summertime - Beyonce featuring P. Diddy
To hear samples of songs from the soundtrack, click the play button. You can also download song samples for your Mp3 player.
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