The Staple Singers

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KNOWN FOR 
Casino (1995) | American Gangster (2007) | Selma (2014)
AKA 
The Staples

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Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Barbershop: The Next CutBarbershop: The Next Cut Performer ("Respect Yourself")  Less 2016 $20MM $54MM / $55MM
  • Primary photo for Mavis!Mavis! Performer ("I'll Take You There", "Will the Circle Be Unbroken", "Uncloudy Day", "Sit Down Servant", "Help Me Jesus", "Get Ourselves Together", "I'm Just Another Soldier", "We'll Get Over", "Respect Yourself", "The Weight", "Wish I Had Answered")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for StonewallStonewall Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2015 $14MM $186K / —
  • Primary photo for We Are ManyWe Are Many Performer ("IF YOU'RE READY (COME GO WITH ME)")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for SelmaSelma Performer ("Why (Am I Treated So Bad)")  Less 2014 $20MM $52MM / $67MM
  • Primary photo for Rob the MobRob the Mob Performer ("City In The Sky")  Less 2014 $207K / —
  • Primary photo for Take Me to the RiverTake Me to the River Performer ("Freedom Highway")  Less 2014 $27K / —
  • Primary photo for Muscle ShoalsMuscle Shoals Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2013 $696K / —
  • Primary photo for The Loving StoryThe Loving Story Performer ("Slow Train" written by nm0188936 & nm2975076)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for SecretariatSecretariat Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2010 $35MM $60MM / $60MM
  • Primary photo for American GangsterAmerican Gangster Performer ("I'll Take You There" (1972))  Less 2007 $100MM $130MM / $266MM
  • Primary photo for Talk to MeTalk to Me Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2007 $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for SickoSicko Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2007 $9MM $25MM / $33MM
  • Primary photo for PridePride Performer ("I'LL TAKE YOU THERE")  Less 2007 $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for You, Me and DupreeYou, Me and Dupree Performer ("Got to Be Some Changes Made")  Less 2006 $54MM $76MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for Last HolidayLast Holiday Performer ("Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)") (as The Staples Singers)  Less 2006 $45MM $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and FabulousMiss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2005 $45MM $48MM / $101MM
  • Primary photo for Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonBridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Performer ("What the World Needs Now Is Love")  Less 2004 $40MM $40MM / $263MM
  • Primary photo for Mr 3000Mr 3000 Performer ("Respect Yourself")  Less 2004 $30MM $22MM / —
  • Primary photo for Along Came PollyAlong Came Polly Performer ("LET'S DO IT AGAIN")  Less 2004 $42MM $88MM / $172MM
  • Primary photo for BarbershopBarbershop Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 2002 $12MM $76MM / $77MM
  • Primary photo for EdtvEdtv Performer ("This World")  Less 1999 $80MM $22MM / $8.3MM
  • Primary photo for A Brother's KissA Brother's Kiss Performer ("I'll Take You There" (1972))  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Private PartsPrivate Parts Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 1997 $20MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bastard Out of CarolinaBastard Out of Carolina Performer ("Be Careful Of The Stones That You Throw")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Larger Than LifeLarger Than Life Performer ("Touch a Hand, Make a Friend")  Less 1996 $30MM $8.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for CasinoCasino Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 1995 $52MM $42MM / $116MM
  • Primary photo for Now and ThenNow and Then Performer ("Respect Yourself")  Less 1995 $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for CrooklynCrooklyn Performer ("Respect Yourself", "I'll Take You There")  Less 1994 $14MM $14MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ode to G.I. JoeOde to G.I. Joe (Short) Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Children of a Lesser GodChildren of a Lesser God Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less 1986 $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Last WaltzThe Last Waltz Themselves - Performer (as The Staples), Performer ("The Weight") (as The Staples)  Less 1978 $322K / —
  • Primary photo for Let's Do It AgainLet's Do It Again Performer ("Let's Do It Again", "Funky Love", "A Whole Lot Of Love", "New Orleans", "I Want To Thank You", "Big Mac") (uncredited)  Less 1975 $70K $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for The KlansmanThe Klansman Themselves, Performer ("The Good Christian People")  Less 1974 $5MM
  • Primary photo for WattstaxWattstax Themselves, Performer ("Oh La De Da", "We The People", "Respect Yourself")  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Soul to SoulSoul to Soul Themselves, Performer ("When Will We Get Paid", "Are You Sure")  Less 1971 $560K
  • Primary photo for The LandlordThe Landlord Performer ("Brand New Day", "God Bless the Children")  Less 1970
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Vietnam WarThe Vietnam War (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Masters of War") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("We the People") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Respect Yourself") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012–2015 3
    • Heavy Is the Head (Sep 24, 2015) Performer ("We the People") (uncredited)  Less
    • One for the Dog (Jan 10, 2013) Soundtrack ("Be What You Are") (uncredited)  Less
    • Sweet Baby (Apr 5, 2012) Performer ("Respect Yourself") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ManhattanManhattan (TV Series) Performer ("Let's Go Home") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Performer ("I'll Take You There") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Muscle Shoals (Apr 21, 2014) Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less
  • Primary photo for Love ChildLove Child (TV Series) Performer ("The Weight") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Mar 10, 2014) Performer ("The Weight")  Less
  • Primary photo for New GirlNew Girl (TV Series) Performer ("If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Prince (Feb 2, 2014) Performer ("If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for True DetectiveTrue Detective (TV Series) Performer ("Stand By Me") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • The Locked Room (Jan 26, 2014) Performer ("Stand By Me")  Less
  • Primary photo for Sons of AnarchySons of Anarchy (TV Series) Performer ("I'm Coming Home") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Aon Rud Persanta (Nov 19, 2013) Performer ("I'm Coming Home") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SuitsSuits (TV Series) Performer ("Respect Yourself") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Unfinished Business (Jul 30, 2013) Performer ("Respect Yourself") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Detroit 1-8-7Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series) Performer ("I'll Take You There") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The Big CThe Big C (TV Series) Performer ("I'll take you there") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Pilot (Aug 16, 2010) Performer ("I'll take you there") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Performer ("Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • It's a Wonderful Lie (Jan 29, 2008) Performer ("Who Took the Merry Out of Christmas")  Less
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Performer ("Help Me Jesus") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Performer ("Glory, Glory Hallelujah") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Boston PublicBoston Public (TV Series) Writer ("I'll Take You There") ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Performer ("I'll Take You There") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Chapter Seventeen (Apr 16, 2001) Performer ("I'll Take You There"), Writer ("I'll Take You There")  Less
  • Primary photo for The '70sThe '70s (TV Movie) Performer ("Respect Yourself") (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Everybody Loves RaymondEverybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) Performer ("I'll Take You There") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Who's Handsome? (Jan 17, 1997) Performer ("I'll Take You There") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Johnny Cash ShowThe Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) Themselves - Singers ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 ) , Performer ("We'll Get Over It") ( 1 episode, 1969 ) , Performer ("More Than a Hammer and a Nail", "Old-Time Religon", "When the Saints Go Marching In") ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1969–1971 2
    • Episode #2.21 (Feb 24, 1971) Themselves - Singers, Performer ("More Than a Hammer and a Nail", "Old-Time Religon", "When the Saints Go Marching In")  Less
    • Episode #1.14 (Sep 20, 1969) Themselves - Singers, Performer ("We'll Get Over It")  Less
Self (20 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for BrotherMenBrotherMen (TV Movie) Themselves  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Themselves ( 2 episodes, 1989–1992 )  Less 1989–1992
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Themselves ( 3 episodes, 1971–1984 )  Less 1971–1984
  • Primary photo for All You Need Is LoveAll You Need Is Love (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Themselves ( 2 episodes, 1975–1977 )  Less 1975–1977
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Themselves - Vocalists / Themselves ( 6 episodes, 1973–1976 )  Less 1973–1976
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  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Themselves ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Themselves ( 3 episodes, 1971–1976 )  Less 1971–1976
  • Primary photo for The Sonny Comedy RevueThe Sonny Comedy Revue (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for In ConcertIn Concert (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The 15th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 15th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Themselves  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for FlipFlip (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The New Bill Cosby ShowThe New Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Themselves ( 2 episodes, 1970–1972 )  Less 1970–1972
  • Primary photo for The Johnny Cash ShowThe Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) Themselves - Singers ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971
  • Primary photo for The PsychiatristThe Psychiatrist (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Black WoodstockBlack Woodstock Themselves  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival Themselves  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Themselves - Guests ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Folk Songs and More Folk SongsFolk Songs and More Folk Songs (TV Movie) Themselves  Less 1963
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Soul Power!Soul Power! (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for VH1 Rock DocsVH1 Rock Docs (TV Series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular MusicSoul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music (TV Mini-series) Themselves ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for God Only Knows: Vocal Harmony - The VoiceGod Only Knows: Vocal Harmony - The Voice (TV Movie) Themselves (archive footage)  Less 2003
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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