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The Greatest Night in Pop (2024)

The untold story behind "We Are the World."

Genre : Documentary, Music

Runtime : 1H 37M

Director : Bao Nguyen

Synopsis

In 1985, 46 music icons, including Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Ross, and Stevie Wonder, came together for the most star-studded recording session in history. This is the untold story of the legendary global pop song “We Are the World” — which very nearly didn’t happen.

Actors

Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
Self
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
Self
Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick
Self
Kenny Loggins
Kenny Loggins
Self
Huey Lewis
Huey Lewis
Self
Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper
Self
Sheila E.
Sheila E.
Self
Smokey Robinson
Smokey Robinson
Self
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
Self (archive footage)
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
Self (archive footage)
Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
Self (archive footage)
Tina Turner
Tina Turner
Self (archive footage)
Paul Simon
Paul Simon
Self (archive footage)
Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers
Self (archive footage)
James Ingram
James Ingram
Self (archive footage)
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Self (archive footage)
Diana Ross
Diana Ross
Self (archive footage)
Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
Self (archive footage)
Al Jarreau
Al Jarreau
Self (archive footage)
Steve Perry
Steve Perry
Self (archive footage)
Daryl Hall
Daryl Hall
Self (archive footage)
Kim Carnes
Kim Carnes
Self (archive footage)
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
Self (archive footage)
Ray Charles
Ray Charles
Self (archive footage)
Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd
Self (archive footage)
Harry Belafonte
Harry Belafonte
Self (archive footage)
Lindsey Buckingham
Lindsey Buckingham
Self (archive footage)
Bob Geldof
Bob Geldof
Self (archive footage)
Jackie Jackson
Jackie Jackson
Self (archive footage)
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson
Self (archive footage)
La Toya Jackson
La Toya Jackson
Self (archive footage)
Marlon Jackson
Marlon Jackson
Self (archive footage)
Randy Jackson
Randy Jackson
Self (archive footage)
Tito Jackson
Tito Jackson
Self (archive footage)
Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings
Self (archive footage)
Anita Pointer
Anita Pointer
Self (archive footage)
Ruth Pointer
Ruth Pointer
Self (archive footage)
Bonnie Pointer
Bonnie Pointer
Self (archive footage)
Jeffrey Osborne
Jeffrey Osborne
Self (archive footage)
John Oates
John Oates
Self (archive footage)
Bette Midler
Bette Midler
Self (archive footage)
Ken Woo
Ken Woo
Self
Tom Bähler
Tom Bähler
Self
David Breskin
David Breskin
Self
Robert A. Dickinson
Robert A. Dickinson
Self
Wendy Garfield-Ferris Rees
Wendy Garfield-Ferris Rees
Self
Humberto Gatica
Humberto Gatica
Self
STEVEN IVORY
STEVEN IVORY
Self
Larry Klein
Larry Klein
Self
Harriet Sternberg
Harriet Sternberg
Self
Prince
Prince
Self (archive footage)
Madonna
Madonna
Self (archive footage)

Crews

Bao Nguyen
Bao Nguyen
Director
Julia Nottingham
Julia Nottingham
Producer
Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
Producer
Bruce Eskowitz
Bruce Eskowitz
Producer
Larry Klein
Larry Klein
Producer
Harriet Sternberg
Harriet Sternberg
Producer
George Hencken
George Hencken
Producer
Angus Wall
Angus Wall
Executive Producer
Becky Read
Becky Read
Executive Producer
Amit Dey
Amit Dey
Executive Producer
Paul Brownstein
Paul Brownstein
Executive Producer
Nic Zimmermann
Nic Zimmermann
Editor
Will Znidaric
Will Znidaric
Editor
David Brodie
David Brodie
Editor
Caleb Heller
Caleb Heller
Director of Photography
Terry Leonard
Terry Leonard
Co-Producer
Kent Kubena
Kent Kubena
Co-Producer

Trailers and other movies

Official Trailer
Autographs - Exclusive Clip

Posters and backgrounds

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