Her Voice

What’s Love Got to Do With It

Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne star as Tina and Ike Turner in this stellar biopic.

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USA 1993
Dir Brian Gibson
With Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, RaéVen Kelly
Certificate 18

This warts-and-all Tina Turner biopic depicts her trials and tribulations as a black woman pursuing success in the music industry. We see Turner attempt to escape Ike’s violence and influence to claim rock goddess status. Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne’s stellar performances, as Anna Mae Bullock and Ike Turner, earned them both Best Actor Oscar® nominations.

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