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Drama LGBTQ Rated: 18+ (R)20201h 34mOn: Netflix Tags: Music Adaptation Singing Country: America

Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.Ma Rainey's Black Bottom featuring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman is streaming with subscription on Netflix. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (46,466 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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#354 Ranked Movie

#7 Ranked in Singing Movies

#9 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#85 Ranked in Movies on Netflix

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.9 (46,466 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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