The Five Heartbeats (1991)

Director
Robert Townsend

Main cast
Robert Townsend; Michael Wright; Leon Robinson; Harry Lennix; Tico Wells

Genres
Drama, Music

Description
In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful young African American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improve, turn pro, and rise to become a top flight music sensation. Along the way, however, the guys learn many hard lessons about the reality of the music industry.


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