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PG-13| 2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Jamie Foxx , Beyoncé Knowles , Eddie Murphy , Jennifer Hudson , Anika Noni Rose , Keith Robinson , Hinton Battle , Sharon Leal

Director: Bill Condon

Genres: Musical, Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Dreamgirls (2006)

Release Date: December 15th, 2006|2 hr. 11 min.

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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • This baby dazzles like nothing else anywhere. show more

  • Indeed, without Hudson's magic, without that extra feeling that comes from seeing the launch of something extraordinary, Dreamgirls might have been a break-even affair. The film has strong roles, good actors and a compelling story that takes place over the course of 10 or 15 years. But it has, with only a couple of exceptions, a pedestrian score that sounds like generic show-music schlock and lyrics that are not distinctive. show more

  • Jennifer Hudson is the heart and soul of Dreamgirls. When she's on the screen, the movie shines. When she's not, the whole endeavor suffers. show more

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  • July 16, 2012 mv00000000127133
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    Love this film, best musical ever!!!!

  • March 12, 2010 Michael
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    This is the worst production I have ever viewed!

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