What's Love Got to Do with It

What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)

Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken?

  • Genre: Music, Drama
  • Release Date: 1993-06-09
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 178 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Based on the life of the legendary soul singer, Tina Turner -- born Anna Mae Bullock -- discovers her love of singing in her Tennessee church choir. She moves to St. Louis to pursue a career, and there she meets the charismatic Ike Turner, who rechristens her Tina and offers to help her succeed. As a musical team, Ike and Tina take the charts by storm. But as his physical abuse worsens, Tina has to make the tough decision to leave Ike and set out on her own.

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    Art Rick Simpson Set Decoration
    Writing Tina Turner Novel
    Editing Stuart H. Pappé Editor
    Art Richard L. Johnson Art Direction
    Sound Stanley Clarke Music
    Art Stephen Altman Production Design
    Camera Jamie Anderson Director of Photography
    Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
    Directing Brian Gibson Director
    Production Mario Iscovich Executive Producer
    Production Reuben Cannon Casting
    Writing Kate Lanier Screenplay
    Production Pat Kehoe Co-Producer
    Production Doug Chapin Producer
    Production Barry Krost Producer
    Production Roger Davies Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Jane Aull Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Bernadine M. Anderson Makeup Artist