Advertising executive Darrin Hill (Cuba Gooding Jr.) loses his job and his girlfriend after his many lies about his background and education are discovered. Soon after, he returns to his small Georgia hometown to collect an inheritance from his Aunt Sally (Ann Nesby). To receive it, he must lead the church choir to victory in a gospel competition. With the help of childhood friend Lilly (Beyoncé Knowles), now a beautiful singer, Darrin gets the choir ready to perform.
Rating: PG-13 (Some Sexual References)
Genre: Comedy
Original Language: English
Director: Jonathan Lynn
Producer: David Gale, Loretha Jones, Jeff Pollack
Writer: Elizabeth Hunter, Elizabeth Hunter, Saladin Patterson
Release Date (Theaters): Sep 19, 2003 Wide
Release Date (Streaming): Feb 3, 2004
Box Office (Gross USA): $30.2M
Runtime: 2h 2m
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Sound Mix: Dolby SR, DTS, Dolby Stereo, Surround, SDDS, Dolby A, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio: Scope (2.35:1)