The Fighting Temptations


1h 58m 2003

Brief Synopsis

When slick-talking New York City advertising executive Darrin Hill travels back to his hometown of Monte Carlo, Georgia to claim the inheritence his aunt Sally left him, he finds he must fulfill her last wish before he can collect--create a gospel choir and lead it to success. But with a town full of tin ears and a shortage of singers, Darrin is about ready to give up and head back to the city where he belongs--until he runs into Lilly. A beautiful nightclub singer with a voice that could rock the competition at the annual Gospel Explosion, Lilly is just the miracle Darrin is looking for--if he can persuade her to sing.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fighting Temptations, Lucha de tentaciones
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Musical
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

When slick-talking New York City advertising executive Darrin Hill travels back to his hometown of Monte Carlo, Georgia to claim the inheritence his aunt Sally left him, he finds he must fulfill her last wish before he can collect--create a gospel choir and lead it to success. But with a town full of tin ears and a shortage of singers, Darrin is about ready to give up and head back to the city where he belongs--until he runs into Lilly. A beautiful nightclub singer with a voice that could rock the competition at the annual Gospel Explosion, Lilly is just the miracle Darrin is looking for--if he can persuade her to sing.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fighting Temptations, Lucha de tentaciones
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Musical
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 19, 2003

Released in United States on Video February 3, 2004

Released in United States September 2003

Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival September 17-21, 2003.

Elizabeth Hunter reportedly received low to mid six figures for this project.

Feature screenwriting debut for Elizabeth Hunter.

Elizabeth Hunter reportedly received low to mid six figures for this project.

Released in United States Fall September 19, 2003

Released in United States on Video February 3, 2004

Released in United States September 2003 (Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival September 17-21, 2003.)