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Dreamgirls (2006)

Jennifer Hudson as "Effie White"

Deena (Beyoncé Knowles),Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime, to be backup singers for a national star (Eddie Murphy). Taylor takes creative control of the group and eventually pushes the singers into the spotlight. However, one becomes the star, forcing another out, which teaches them about the high cost of fame.

Academy Award (2006) Won Best Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006) Won Actress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2006) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

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