• Burlesque (2010)


Release Date: November 24th, 2010

DVD Release Date: March 1st, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Ali (Christina Aguilera), a small-town gal with a great voice, leaves a troubled life behind and follows her dreams to Los Angeles. She lands a job as a cocktail waitress at the Burlesque Lounge, a once-majestic theater that houses an inspired musical revue led by Tess (Cher), the proprietor. Ali vows to perform there and, with the help of a savvy stage manager and a gender-bending host, she makes the leap from bar to stage, helping restore the club's former glory.

Cast: Cher , Christina Aguilera, Eric Dane, Cam Gigandet, Stanley Tucci, Julianne Hough, Alan Cumming, Kristen Bell

Director: Steve Antin

Genres: Musical , Drama

Production Co: De Line Pictures

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Rise, 2010s, Charming, Friend, Los Angeles, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 65
    Scott TobiasNPR

    It's silly and often laughable, but it's a sweet fantasy, too, produced in loving homage to the frothiest traditions of stage and screen. show more

  • 20
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Basically a theme-park version of a tawdry tradition. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Women will love this, and men won't mind the eye candy either, so it looks like this Screen Gems release can't help becoming a hit. show more

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Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical