Wattstax (re-released) Image

Universal acclaim - based on 8 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

Summary: Documentary with a selection from a non-stop 7-hour musical event at Watts, the Los Angeles Coliseum, August 20, 1972. It's a sort of Woodstock event but with black artists, namely the groups Dramatics, Staple Singers, Rance Allen Group, Emotions, Bar Kays, Mel & Tim.
Runtime: 98 min
Production: Stax Records
Genres: Comedy, Music, Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Sep 7, 2004
Director Credit
Mel Stuart Director
Cast Credit
Andre Edwards Himself
Debra Manning Herself
Eddie Floyd Himself
Eric Mercury Himself
Ernie Hines Himself
Freddy Robinson Himself
Isaac Hayes Himself
James Alexander Himself
Jimmy Jones Himself
Kim Weston Herself
Lee Sain Himself
Louise McCord Herself
Luther Ingram Himself
Mel Hardin Himself
Rance Allen Himself
Raymond Allen Himself
Sonny Warner Himself
Staple Singers Themselve
The Bar-Kays Themselves
The Dramatics Themselves
The Emotions Themselves
The Newcomers Themselves
William Bell Himself
Producer Credit
Al Bell Executive Producer
David L. Wolper Executive Producer
Forest Hamilton Associate Producer
Larry Shaw Producer
Mel Stuart Producer
Michael Kelly Associate Producer
Scott Roberts Associate Producer
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