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Dreamgirls(2006)

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Brief Synopsis

Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, the tale follows the rise of a trio of women--Effie, Deena and Lorrell--who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the back-up singers for headliner James "Thunder" Early. Curtis gradually takes control of the girls' look and sound, eventually giving them their own shot in the spotlight as The Dreams. That spotlight, however, begins to narrow in on Deena, finally pushing the less attractive Effie out altogether. Though the Dreams become a cross-over phenomenon, they soon realize that the cost of fame and fortune may be higher than they ever imagined.

Cast & Crew

Bill Condon Director
Jamie Foxx Curtis Taylor, Jr.
Beyoncé Knowles Deena Jones
Eddie Murphy James "Thunder" Early
Danny Glover Marty Madison
Jennifer Hudson Effie White
Anika Noni Rose Lorrell Robinson
Keith Robinson C. C. White
Sharon Leal Michelle Morris
Ken Page Max Washington
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info:  Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco openings: 15 Dec 2006
Release Date:  2006 Production Date:  A Laurence Mark Production; A Bill Condon Film
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Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures
Sound:  Production Co:  DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures
Duration(mins):  130-131 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Superb

    Joe 2008-07-09

    One of the best Broadway to Hollywood transfers. the whole cast is great as are the songs, costume, direction etc. A better film than Chicago and should... MORE>

  • Absolutely beautiful musical with great acting.

    Terry Blaker 2007-11-09

    The story was thought provoking. The singing was sensational. The production was first class. The actors brought the characters to life so well it... MORE>