awards & nominations

view all

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)WonActress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)WonActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2006)WonBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)WonOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Read or Write a Comment
moviefone newsletter
Want more? Signup for our newsletter to get movie and TV show news, exclusive content, the latest trailers, giveaways and much more
By signing up I accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy