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Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned more than 50 years. She has won numerous awards and her achievements in the rock music genre have earned her the title The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll. Turner started out her music career with husband Ike Turner as a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Success followed with a string of hits including "River Deep, Mountain High" and the 1971 hit "Proud Mary". With the publication of her autobiography I, Tina (1986), Turner revealed severe instances of spousal abuse against her by Ike Turner prior to their 1976 split and subsequent 1978 divorce. After virtually disappearing from the music scene for several years following her divorce from Ike Turner, she rebuilt her career, launching a string of hits beginning in 1983 with the single "Let's Stay Together" and the 1984 release of her fifth solo album Private ... Show more...
As: Tina Turner
Tina Turner celebrates her 60th birthday with this unbelievable 1999 concert. Turner performs a variety from her repertoire from throughout her entire career – her beginnings with Ike Turner, the 80’s resurgence and later career material. Hits featured are 'River Deep, Mountain High', 'What's Love Got to Do With It', 'Nutbush City Limits', 'The Best' and '24/7'.
Runtime: 86 min.
Stars: Tina Turner
In 1999, VH1 brought together on one stage high-powered divas like Tina Turner, Cher, and Whitney Houston along with divas in training Leann Rimes, Brandy, and Faith Hill for an all-star concert. This DVD captures that show in a standard 1.33:1 transfer. English soundtracks are available in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS Surround Sound. In addition to the high-powered performances, the DVD includes ...
Runtime: 73 min.
Directed by: Michael Simon
As: The Mayor
Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.
Runtime: 130 min.
Directed by: John McTiernan
As: Self (archive footage)
A film about the singer Tina Turner and how she rose to stardom with her abusive husband Ike Turner and how she gained the courage to break free.
Runtime: 118 min.
Directed by: Brian Gibson
Interviews with personalities including John Mellencamp, Spike Lee, Lou Reed, Roseanne Barr, David Byrne, George Michael and more, as they reflect on the 1980s.
Runtime: 96 min.
As: Aunty Entity
Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Runtime: 107 min.
We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song is a documentary which examines how the song was written, how producer Quincy Jones and songwriters Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie persuaded some of the most popular performers in America to donate their services to the project, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the marathon recording session that produced the single.
Runtime: 52 min.
Directed by: Tom Trbovich
Ann-Margret gave viewers a double dose of movie star glamour in 1975, with a pair of TV specials designed to showcase her musical and comedic talents. Arriving first up in January was this program "Ann-Margret Olsson" with guest stars The Osmonds and Ike & Tina Turner Turner. (The follow-up special "Ann-Margret Smith" debuted in November.)
Runtime: 60 min.
Directed by: Dwight Hemion
Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene. Interviews with rock artists and London's hippies and flower children.
Runtime: 104 min.
Directed by: Peter Clifton
This fly-on-the-wall documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their 1972 North American Tour, their first return to the States since the tragedy at Altamont.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Robert Frank
Footage of an American soul music concert held in Ghana to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the independence of that country in 1971. Features live performances by Ike & Tina Turner, Roberta Flack, Carlos Santana, Wilson Pickett and Willie Bobo.
Runtime: 96 min.
Directed by: Denis Sanders
Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Miloš Forman
The landmark documentary about the tragically ill-fated Rolling Stones free concert at Altamont Speedway on December 6, 1969. Only four months earlier, Woodstock defined the Love Generation; now it lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.
Runtime: 91 min.
Live performances by some of the top rock-and-roll acts of the mid 60s. Includes Ray Charles, The Byrds, Joan Baez, Ike and Tina Turner, Donovan, The Lovin' Spoonful, and several more.
Runtime: 95 min.
Directed by: Larry Peerce