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'What's Love Got to Do With It'

Ike Turner lived to regret the day he signed over the rights to his life story for this 1993 movie about his tumultuous and violent relationship with Tina Turner. That's not to say the movie is inaccurate. He was incredibly physically abusive, but many rock stars have beat up women and managed to survive with their careers intact. It's a little different, however, when you abuse one of the most beloved singers on the planet and Laurence Fishburne plays you in a movie. Until his dying day, Ike said the movie was unfair, but this is based on Tina's book I, Tina and virtually nobody else questions her memory of this time. Angela Bassett was incredible in the leading role, which was initially offered to Whitney Houston.

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