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Still shot from the movie: Glitter.


Carey plays Billie Frank, a pop singer whose childhood is spent in smoky lounges listening to her alcoholic mother sing the blues until the fateful night mom falls asleep with a cigarette and burns down their tattered home. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 104
Theater Release: 21 Sep 2001
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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For a great story about a pop star with a supportive family, try Selena. For a light-hearted look at what happens behind the fa0xE7ade of show biz, try Singin’ In The Rain.

Home Video Extra Features

Although we have not reviewed the DVD version of Glitter, we provide the following for your convenience…

DVD Release Information:
  • Studio: Columbia Tristar
  • Theatrical release date: September 21, 2001
  • DVD release date: January 15, 2002
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Production company: Columbia Pictures
  • Package type: Keep case
  • Aspect ratio: Widescreen anamorphic - 2.35:1, Full screen (standard) - 1.33:1
  • DVD encoding: Region 1
  • Available audio tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround).
  • Available subtitles: English, French.
DVD Extras:
  • Director commentary
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Two Mariah Carey music videos

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