What's Love Got to do With It?

What's Love Got to do With It?
What's Love Got to do With It?
  • R
  • 1h 57m
  • 1993
Certified Fresh96%
Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
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Experience for yourself the powerful true-life story of Tina Turner — rock ’n’ roll’s remarkable and talented superstar. Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix) and Angela Bassett (How Stella Got Her Groove Back) deliver winning performances as Ike and Tina Turner — whose turbulent relationship eventually forces Tina to leave and face the fear, pay the price and find the courage to believe in herself. Don’t miss What’s Love Got To Do With It — the amazing and uplifting story of one of the world’s most exciting, high-energy entertainers!

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Certified Fresh96%
Critics Consensus: With a fascinating real-life story and powerhouse performances from Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne, What's Love Got to Do With It? is a can't miss biopic.
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Common Sense Says
Powerful bio of Tina Turner with domestic violence, drugs.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this adult movie about an iconic musical star and her abusive husband-partner is violent, sexual, and filled with obscenities, alcohol, and drug-induced behavior. A husband graphically terrorizes and brutalizes his pliant, forgiving wife in many scenes (including an extended rape sequence). The bloody aftermaths pile up until she attempts suicide and then even beyond that. Characters drink, smoke, use cocaine, and swear (continuous use of "f--k," in many forms, as well as some racial slurs and other coarse language). There is also consensual sexual behavior, with a long passionate love scene between the two leads which includes implied intercourse and some partial male nudity. The musical performances are faithful to the Tina Turner imprint, with lots of sexy clothing and exuberantly sensual dancing.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:June 9, 1993
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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