• Publication date: January 16, 2014

The Fighting Temptations

Run out of his old town as kid with his mother who was accused of singing secular songs besides church choir songs, Darrin grew up in New york, and had a bad habit of lying. When his lies finally catch up to him, he gets fired, and so decides to revisit his old hometown of Monte Carlo, Georgia. There he finds a dream to revive the church choir and win a prized competition

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2003

MBC 2:

December 27, 2015 16:30 (KSA) ~ December 27, 2015 15:30 (CLT)

Run out of his old town as kid with his mother who was accused of singing secular songs besides church choir songs, Darrin (played by Cuba Gooding Jr.) grew up in New york, and had a bad habit of lying. When his lies finally catch up to him, he gets fired, and so decides to revisit his old hometown of Monte Carlo, Georgia. There he finds a dream to revive the church choir and win a prized competition, as well as the woman of his dreams (played by Beyoncé Knowles).,,

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  • Cuba Gooding Jr. as Darrin Hill
  • Beyoncé Knowles as Lily
  • Mike Epps as Lucious
  • Latanya Richardson as Pauline Lewis-Pritchett
  • Wendell Pierce as Reverend Paul Lewis
  • Ann Nesby as Aunt Sally
  • Lourdes Benedicto as Rosa Lopez
  • Dakin Mattehws as Mr. Fairchild
  • T-Bone as Briggs / Convict #1

Directed by:  Jonathan Lynn

Rating:  PG-13 for some sexual references.