The Five Heartbeats

Over 20 years since its 1991 release, the film The Five Heartbeats remains a favorite among millions. Backed by an incredible soundtrack, Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon Robinson, Tico Wells and Harry Lennix play aspiring musicians who rise to fame in the early '60s. Following the group's career over the course of three decades, the film focuses on their struggles with racism, drugs, greed and deceit.