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Dreamgirls

(DVD - 2007 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Dreamgirls


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Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams.
Statement of Responsibility: DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Laurence Mark production, a Bill Condon film ; produced by Laurence Mark ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon
Title: Dreamgirls
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. :, DreamWorks Home Entertainment,, [2007]
Edition: Widescreen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Report This Dec 04, 2013
  • oldsteratthisstuff rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Jennifer Hudson character Effie was the star of this movie. She went through personal setbacks with those close around her. She finally overcame those hurdles to be the person that God wanted her to be. Jamie Foxx character Curtis Taylor was very deceitful and manipulative towards everyone that he had dealings with. And Beyonce Knowles character Denna finally woke up at the end to realize that money and fame wasn't all there was to life!!!

i love this movie i will never forget this movie for the rest of my life lol

Report This Nov 21, 2011
  • MEEMEE352 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

michelle walker were the dream girl dream girls will never leave you no no all we have to do is dream will be there yeah were the dream girls.

Report This Oct 11, 2011
  • Deppfan rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I liked the begining of the movie where everything's going great for the original three girls but when everyone starts picking on Effie and it's revealed how much of jerk Curtis (Jamie Foxx) becomes later on. It just sunk for me. I hated how they dumped Effie and brought in a new girl and lied how was she in with them in begining for the public after cutting Effie. The movie had a good start off but drops in the middle and wasn't really good.(Too many people picking on each other)

Report This Jun 18, 2011
  • millssean21 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great musical. I enjoyed the whole bit. :)

Excellent storyline and movie. Well worth watching!

Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • BlackPhoenix rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The movie was alright. The singing was really good, but it's not my kind of music so I didn't enjoy that much.

Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • mbazal rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I loved this movie so much! The songs were great, and the story line was so realistic.

Report This Jan 15, 2010
  • lol rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

i only took this movie cuz of beyonce! i dunno why?

Report This Dec 10, 2007
  • reviewer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The first half is much better than the second half, where it gets bogged down with overblown musical numbers and melodrama.

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Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • BlackPhoenix rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

BlackPhoenix thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • mbazal rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

mbazal thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • mbazal rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Detroit, the early 1960s. Curtis Taylor, Jr., a car salesman, breaks into the music business with big dreams. He signs a trio of 18-year-olds, the Dreamettes, gets them a job backing an R&B performer, James "Thunder" Early, establishes his own record label and starts wheeling and dealing. When Early flames out, Curtis makes the Dreamettes into headliners as the Dreams, but not before demoting their hefty big-voiced lead singer, Effie White, and putting the softer-voiced looker, Deena Jones, in front. Soon after, he fires Effie, sends her into a life of proud poverty, and takes Deena and the Dreams to the top. How long can Curtis stay there, and will Effie ever get her due?

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Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • mbazal rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Report This Jul 30, 2010
  • mbazal rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

C.C. White: Isn't music supposed to express what people are feeling? Curtis Taylor Jr.: Music is supposed to sell.

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