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      Bojangles

      TV-14 2001 1 hr. 45 min. Biography List
      Reviews 60% 50+ Ratings Audience Score Based on the life of tap-dancing legend Bill Robinson -- also known as Mr. Bojangles -- the film follows Robinson (Gregory Hines) as he climbs his way up the entertainment ladder from lowly vaudeville performer to one of the greatest black entertainers of his time. However, despite Robinson's meteoric rise and the support of his loyal agent, Marty Forkins (Peter Riegert), his compulsive gambling and love of women keep him from enjoying the success his talents have earned him. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Wonderful portrayal of the Great Mr. Bojangles(oft in Shirley Temple Movies) by Gregory Hines.If you love great tap dancing, this is amazing Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/19/23 Full Review Audience Member good movie about mr bojangles but the actors could have put just a little more emphasize in thier roles Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Steven Oxman Variety This particular effort, directed by Joseph Sargent, compensates for its standard storytelling with some visual stylishness and Hines' fast footwork. Oct 20, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Based on the life of tap-dancing legend Bill Robinson -- also known as Mr. Bojangles -- the film follows Robinson (Gregory Hines) as he climbs his way up the entertainment ladder from lowly vaudeville performer to one of the greatest black entertainers of his time. However, despite Robinson's meteoric rise and the support of his loyal agent, Marty Forkins (Peter Riegert), his compulsive gambling and love of women keep him from enjoying the success his talents have earned him.
      Director
      Joseph Sargent
      Executive Producer
      Gregory Hines, Robert Riesenberg, Fran Saperstein, Richard Vane
      Screenwriter
      Richard Wesley
      Production Co
      Darric Productions, MGM Television
      Rating
      TV-14 (D|L)
      Genre
      Biography
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 2, 2020