What's Love Got to Do With It


2h 1993

Brief Synopsis

Music legend Tina Turner tries to deal with the abusive husband who made her a star.

Film Details

Also Known As
Tina
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Biography
Music
Musical
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Hudson B Marquez; Winfred Tennison
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Sacramento, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The life story of rock 'n' roll legend Tina Turner, from her teenage years as Anna Mae Bullock to middle-aged superstardom.

Cast

Angela Bassett

Laurence Fishburne

Jenifer Lewis

Rae'ven Kelly

Phyllis Yvonne Stickney

Khandi Alexander

Jack Bruno

Elijah Saleem

Lorna Scott

Jacqueline Woolsey

Daniel Mcdonald

Michelle Jackson

Penny Johnson Jerald

Leslie Thurston

Vanessa Bell Calloway

Francis Cheathon

Richard Livingston

Monroe Howard

Tyrandis Holmes

Patricia Sill

Devon Davison

Michael Sessions

Gregory Russell Cook

Brian Cayle

Maggie Mcgee

Morris O'connor

Eartha Robinson

Michael David Simms

Matt Kirkwood

Rick Felkins

Dean Minerd

Mayah Mccoy

Sonya Hensley

Daniel Allen Carlin

Sherman Augustus

Damon Hines

Larry Washington

Richard B Stay

Alfie Silas

Jayd Stanfield

Suli Mccullough

James Ralston

Rob Labelle

Valetta Barber

Tom Decarlo

L Van Taylor

Billie Barnum

Dorothy Thornton

Joe Allen

Seymour Daniel

Cora Lee Day

Maurice O'niel

Wakeen Best

Ali Glazer

David Fresco

Bell Dawn Best

Bob Feit

Juanita Allen

Joe Vant

Helen Marie Lovelace

Michael Colyar

Robert Lesser

C. J. Vanston

Performer

Frank Raspberry

James Reyne

Mike Higelmire

Lead Person

Kate Lanier

Shavar Ross

Jamaine Harrington

Gene Allen

Demetrice Cheathon

Darrel Richards

Jennifer Leigh Warren

Michael Monks

Chi Mcbride

Julie Phillips

Michael Butler

Barry O'neill

Virginia Capers

John Fink

O'neal Compton

Michael W Smith

Page Moseley

Rudolph Willrich

Louis Mawcinitt

Javi Mulero

Rose Jackson

Barry Shabaka Henley

Richard T. Jones

Sparkle

Bob Kane

David Mckinney

Timmy Cappello

Serist Roberts

Walter Davis

John A Scott

Lead Person

Terrence Evans

Kenny Moore

Oren Waters

Wynonna Smith

Cassandra Thames

Dena Ellerbee

Nelson Parks

Owen Bush

Pamala Tyson

Eric E Thomas

Natalie Wilson

Jeanne Steele

Frederick Ponzlov

Irene De Bari

Helen Brown

Ronnie Turner

Herb Muller

Terrence Riggins

Douglas Mckay

Lead Person

Emery Shaw

Lee Thornburg

Performer

Crew

Jeff Ackerman

Assistant Property Master

Bryan Adams

Song

Stephen Altman

Production Designer

Tom Altobello

Assistant Property Master

Bernadine M Anderson

Makeup Artist

James M Anderson

Director Of Photography

Jane Aull

Makeup Artist

La Faye Baker

Stunts

Jeff Barry

Song

Bruce Bell

Sound Editor

Kent Belli

Accounting Assistant

Noel Bermudez

Production Accountant

John Bertram

Grip

Curt Bisquera

Music

Gene Bloch

Music

Will Blount

Property Master

Jackie Brenston

Song

Terry Britten

Song

Allan Bromberg

Sound Editor

David Bryden

Color Timer

David E Campbell

Rerecording

Jerry Capehart

Song

Timmy Cappello

Music

D A Carlin

Song

Daniel Allen Carlin

Music Supervisor

Jane Carpenter-wilson

Adr Editor

Jeff Carson

Music Editor

Ruth Carter

Costume Designer

Marietta Carter-narcisse

Makeup

Doug Chapin

Producer

Jeff Clark

Sound Editor

Stanley Clarke

Music

William G Clevenger

Assistant Camera Operator

Eddie Cochran

Song

Roger Davies

Song

Roger Davies

Executive Producer

Richard Davis

Location Manager

Lisa Day

Editor

Tony Defranco

Song

George Del Barrio

Original Music

Jessica Drake

Advisor

Steve Duberry

Song

Tara Duncan

Apprentice

Clare Durand

Dga Trainee

Bradley Thomas Emmons

Rigging Gaffer

Bob Feit

Music

Carolyn Ferguson

Hair Stylist

Michael Ferrone

Assistant

Dominic Fidelibus

Other

Tom Finan

Editor

Laurence Fishburne

Song Performer

John Fogerty

Song

Linda Folsom

Production Coordinator

Jim Fredburg

Special Effects Coordinator

David Giella

Casting Associate

Jill Rene Gilbert

Assistant

Dawn Gilliam

Script Supervisor

Scott Goodrich

Assistant Camera Operator

Rhonda Graam

Special Thanks To

Marilyn Graf

Foley Mixer

Leroy Green

Song

Moonstar Greene

Assistant Editor

Ellie Greenwich

Song

Hilbert Hakim

Assistant Director

Conrad W. Hall

Camera Operator

Bonnie Hamilton

Technical Advisor

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Jane Harrison

Accounting Assistant

Mike Hawker

Song

Otis Hayes

Song

Michael Hill

Editor

Rupert Hine

Song

Maylon Houston

Other

Dan Humann

Music

Jody Hummer

Location Manager

Charles Martin Inouye

Music Editor

Charles Martin Inouye

Song

Charles Martin Inouye

Song Performer

Mario Iscovich

Executive Producer

Ken Iwamasa

Assistant

Richard L Johnson

Art Director

Dale Johnston

Sound Editor

Joe Josea

Song

Pat Kehoe

Unit Production Manager

Pat Kehoe

Coproducer

Daryl Kell

Music

Ron Kelly

Transportation Captain

Tyrone G. Kersey

Song

William Kidd

Original Music

B. B. King

Song

Stephanie Koules

Assistant

Barry Krost

Producer

Kevin J. Lang

Lighting

Robert John Lange

Song

Chuck Lanham

Special Thanks To

Kate Lanier

Screenplay

Al Laverde

Key Grip

Billy Lawrie

Song

Jennifer Lax

Costumes

Steven David Levine

Assistant Location Manager

Kevin J Lindstrom

Assistant Editor

David Lindup

Song

Kurt Loder

Consultant

Kurt Loder

Book As Source Material

David B Long

Foreman

Chris Lord-alge

Song

Lulu

Song

Graham Lyle

Song

Joseph Magee

Song

Mike Makita

Other

Manfred Mann

Song Performer

Hudson B Marquez

Cable Operator

Lori Martino

Assistant Sound Editor

Robert Mata

Set Costumer

Rose Mccoy

Song

Steven C. Mcgee

Lighting Technician

Rita Mcghee

Set Costumer

Paula Mckee

Assistant Editor

Sylvia Mckinney

Song

Sandra Middleton

Assistant Director

Theresa Repola Mohammed

Negative Cutting

Susie Money

Costumes

Hector Morales-lozano

Costume Supervisor

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Colin Mowat

Sound Editor

Robert L. Neilson

Other

Jeanette Obstoj

Song

Geri B Oppenheim

Makeup Artist

Leigh Ann Oshirak

Casting Associate

Paisley Pappe

Assistant Editor

Stuart H Pappe

Editor

Peter Pav

Production Assistant

Marshall Peck

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Michael Peters

Choreographer

Tim Pierce

Music

John P Powers

Grip

Wynona Price

Makeup Artist

Monica Ragan

Assistant Property Master

James Ralston

Music

Dave Rawlins

Editor

Ivor Raymonde

Song

Michael Reinhart

Construction Coordinator

John T Reitz

Rerecording

Verlie Rice

Song

Angelo Rivers

Animal Wrangler

Arthur Rochester

Sound Mixer

David Ronan

On-Set Dresser

Andrew T Rothmund

Assistant

Gregg Rudloff

Rerecording

Doug Schulman

Boom Operator

Allen Sides

Music

Rick Simpson

Set Decorator

D Eleva Singleton

Production Assistant

Kimberly Sizemore

Assistant Director

Phil Spector

Song

Dusty Springfield

Song Performer

John Stacy

Sound Editor

D Stevens

Photography

Robert L Stevenson

Hairdresser

Rebecca Strickland

Assistant Director

Ty Suehiro

Dolly Grip

Jules Taub

Song

Winfred Tennison

Cable Operator

Barry K Thomas

Assistant Director

Dan Thomas

Sound Editor

Michael Thompson

Music

Clarence Tindell

Grip

Scott A Tindell

Grip

Kristina Trirogoff

Apprentice

Ike Turner

Song

Ike Turner

Song Performer

Joe Turner

Song

Tina Turner

Song

Tina Turner

Song Performer

Tina Turner

Book As Source Material

John Vincent

Song

Fred Vogler

Music

Ann Wadlington

Hair Stylist

Kym Washington

Stunts

William Washington

Stunt Coordinator

Johnny Watson

Song Performer

Michele Weisler

Production Supervisor

James West-oram

Song

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Foley Artist

Andre Williams

Song

Clay Wilson

Dolly Grip

Reggie Wilson

Music Contractor

Edgar Winter

Song

Edgar Winter

Song Performer

Michael Winter

Assistant Director

Dana R Woods

Assistant Costume Designer

Lauen York

Foreman

Film Details

Also Known As
Tina
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Biography
Music
Musical
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Hudson B Marquez; Winfred Tennison
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Sacramento, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Award Nominations

Best Actor

1993
Laurence Fishburne

Best Actress

1993
Angela Bassett

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Angela Bassett was named outstanding lead actress in a motion picture at the NAACP's 26th annual Image Awards.

Expanded Release in United States June 18, 1993

Limited Release in United States June 11, 1993

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States on Video March 23, 1994

Released in United States Summer June 9, 1993

Re-released in United States February 18, 1994

Wide Release in United States June 25, 1993

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) August 31 - September 11, 1993.

Began shooting December 9, 1992.

Completed shooting February 25, 1993.

Whitney Houston and Halle Berry were reportedly considered for roles.

Wide release in United Kingdom October 8, 1993.

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Venetian Nights) August 31 - September 11, 1993.)

Re-released in United States February 18, 1994

Released in United States on Video March 23, 1994

Released in United States Summer June 9, 1993

Limited Release in United States June 11, 1993

Expanded Release in United States June 18, 1993

Wide Release in United States June 25, 1993