• Jem and the Holograms (2015)

Jem and the Holograms

Release Date: October 23rd, 2015

PG |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Teenager Jerrica (Aubrey Peeples) is an extremely shy but talented singer-songwriter whose dreams of stardom come true when she forms the group Jem and the Holograms. Other members include her younger sister Kimber (Stefanie Scott) on keyboards, drummer Shana (Aurora Perrineau) and bassist Aja (Hayley Kiyoko). With help from Rio (Ryan Guzman), the son of the CEO (Juliette Lewis) of Starlight Music, the four young band members find their own voice while taking the world by storm.

Cast: Aubrey Peeples, Stefanie Scott, Aurora Perrineau, Hayley Kiyoko, Molly Ringwald, Isabella Kai Rice, Barnaby Carpenter, Nathan Moore

Director: Jon M. Chu

Genres: Musical , Drama

Production Co: Blumhouse, SB Projects, Chu Studios

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Growing up, Office, Sister, House, Father, Friendship, Quest, Creative, Family, 2010s, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Matt Zoller SeitzRogerEbert.com

    Jem and the Holograms is one of the weirdest big screen adaptations of a cheap TV cartoon that I've seen. That's praise. show more

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Reduced to a teen girl empowerment vehicle that trots out every show business cliche about sacrificing your values for stardom, the film is a non-starter. show more

  • 68
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    This new “Jem” might be pure cubic zirconium, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be part of a fun night out. show more

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