Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: 8 extended music numbers; 7 extended scenes; theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Paul Hirsch ; music score, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, James Wright ; costume designer, Mary Jane Fort, Tracey A. White ; production designer, Victoria Paul.
Cuba Gooding, Jr., Beyoncé Knowles, Mike Epps, Faith Evans, Steve Harvey, Wendell Pierce, LaTanya Richardson, Dave Sheridan, Angie Stone.
Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group. There, he meets Lilly, a single mother who not only possesses an incredible voice but also the ability to warm Darren's cold heart.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual references.
DVD; produced for region 1 (North America); user must have a DVD player that will play region 1 DVDs; Dolby Digital, DTS.
English or dubbed French dialogue, English subtitles. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.