Most Popular Motown Movies and TV Shows
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1. Dreamgirls (2006)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
Votes: 65,203 | Gross: $103.37M
2. The Last Dragon (1985)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.
Votes: 12,011 | Gross: $25.75M
5. The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992)
240 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers the kids have an extraordinary musical talent they form a band. Winning talent show ... See full summary »
6. The Bobby DeBarge Story (2019 TV Movie)
Biography, Drama, Music
The movie explores the tumultuous life of Bobby DeBarge, the former lead singer of 70's R&B/Funk Band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge. Despite his ... See full summary »
7. Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)
PG | 108 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.
Votes: 3,202 | Gross: $1.60M
9. Mirroring Michael Jackson (2019)
Documentary, Music | Filming
A documentary film honoring the King of Pop showcasing how Michael Jackson's groundbreaking musical legacy has influenced performers of the past, present and future.
11. Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983 TV Special)
130 min | Documentary, Music
The 25th Anniversary of Motown Records is celebrated by its past and present stars playing their greatest hits, plus some new ones.
12. Trailer: The Movie! (2001)
Not Rated | 9 min | Action, Comedy, Short
When two filmmakers discover their blockbuster is really just a bust, they cut together every half-decent shot into a misleading trailer to dupe audiences and save their careers.
15. My Brother Marvin (2012)
101 min | Documentary
Much has been written and filmed about the life of Marvin Gaye, much of it speculation & innuendo. Now, for the first time, twenty six years after Marvin was shot by his father, Zeola Gaye tells the untold story of life with her brother.
17. Sing Baby Sing (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 58 min | Documentary, Music
Sing Baby Sing is a documentary about the legendary Houston singer Sammie Relford. Sammie has spent his life performing electrified covers of R&B favorites for local audiences while ... See full summary »
Biography, Drama, Music | Announced
The real Marvin Gaye Jr. as only his entire life story can reveal.
19. In Performance at the White House the Motown Sound (2011 TV Special)
TV-PG | 60 min | Music
"In Performance at the White House: The Motown Sound" showcases an evening that honored music from that originated at Motown Records and its on American music. The event was held at the White House and aired on PBS.
20. Who Stole the Soul? (2009)
Not Rated | Documentary
The story explores the rise in popularity of rhythm and blues music, details the heyday of the R&B movement, and investigates the reasons for its decline amidst various other forms of music, such as rap and hip-hop.
22. Diversity Presents Steal the Show (2017 TV Special)
60 min | Music
The street dance troupe present a special event offering members of the public the opportunity to join them on stage. Also featuring work place dance-offs, special guests and live music from The Vamps.
Music | Announced
A gripping story about the founder of one of the most known record labels in the world.
24 min | Short
Dreamboy is a video guide of the author's life as it relates to songs by Diana Ross and The Supremes who inspired the movie DREAMGIRLS. He compares his childhood to Florence Ballard, his ... See full summary »
25. Untitled Motown Christmas Project (TV Movie)
Drama | Announced
Plot is currently being kept under wraps.
Biography | Announced
Superstar singer Marvin Gaye overcomes personal turmoil, professional tragedy and the mighty Motown machine, to record What's Going On, one of the greatest and most subversive albums in pop music history.
Hollywood, Unapologetic! (2016– )
Hollywood, Unapologetic! "America's Ideological Divide, Hollywood's Echo Chamber, and the New Hollywood Generation"
At this point in time in history, there seems to be a polarization of the American populace. Whether you lean towards one political party or another, one thing holds true: Our citizenry is ... See full summary »