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Tina Turner She is considered one of the best interpreters in the history of rock, but like other artists like Beyonce Knowles, Taylor Swift either Britney Spears, he channeled part of his success to try his luck in the cinema, achieving some titles that over time became classics. Here the most memorable works of him on the big screen:
Gimme Shelter (1970)
The documentary directed by charlotte zwerinAlbert and david maysle narrates the tour of the group The Rolling Stones (good friends of the singer) by the United States in 1969, showing a free concert in which there was a murder. Tina appears (along with her ex-husband Ike Turner) interpreting “I’ve been loving you too long”.
Directed by ken russellthis film adaptation of the rock opera by the British group The Who was a complete success after its premiere, presenting a multi-stellar cast in which Jack Nicholson, Elton John, Eric Clapton and Tina, who plays The Acid Queen, a prostitute who deals in LSD.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
After his triumphant return to the world of music in 1984, Tina Turner received the offer to star in the action movie “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome”third part of the saga directed by George Miller; his costar was Mel Gibson, who declared himself a fan of the singer. In the film, the Brownsville-born artist is Aunty Entity, a fearsome villain who only holds back from her misdeeds because she is so attracted to Max Rockatansky (Gibson). Unsurprisingly, she performed the movie’s theme song, “We don’t need another hero”which was a worldwide success.
What’s love got to do with it (1993)
This film -very popular after its premiere- shows the life of Tina Turnersince her marriage to Ike Turner until the abuses she suffered as a well-known singer, to return to record in 1984 and obtain even greater success. The film is based on the autobiography of the artist I, Tinawhich he wrote together with kurt loder (the well-known journalist from mtvnews) and that it was a best-seller in 1986. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards, in the categories of Best Actor (for Laurence Fishburne) and Best Actress (for Angela Bassett). “What’s love got to do with it” was completely authorized by her (who sang the main theme “I don’t wanna cry”, another of his hits); however, she always refused to see her, because she did not want to experience certain passages of her life again.