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Dreamgirls

Released

Dec 24, 2006

Latest Home Video

Apr 24, 2007

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Jamie Foxx
Beyonce Knowles
Jennifer Hudson
Eddie Murphy

Studio

2006 DreamWorks

Still shot from the movie: Dreamgirls.

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Synopsis

Fame flitters just beyond the grasp of Effie White (Jennifer Hudson), Deena Jones (Beyonce Knowles) and Lorrell Robinson (Anika Noni Rose) until Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) offers to manage the talented girls from the Detroit housing projects. Based on the Broadway musical of the same name, Dreamgirls is a candid but sometimes content-heavy glimpse into the cost of chasing stardom.

Content Details

Why Is Dreamgirls Rated PG-13?

Dreamgirls is rated PG-13 for language, some sexuality and drug content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Dreamgirls...

Fame comes with a cost. The young star struck singers soon find themselves being fondled backstage and involved in unmarried, sexual relationships. (A brief scene of an unclothed couple in bed is shown.) While smoking is a common habit for many of the performers, some also use cocaine and other illegal drugs. Degrading racial jokes and the demeaning treatment of women are depicted along with footage of the 1960s Detroit racial riots. Jimmy’s onstage performances include pelvic thrusts, gyrating hips and one scene in which he drops his pants. Along with the portrayal of illegal business practices, the script also contains some sexual comments, profanities and a sexual expletive.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language, Mature Themes
MB PG Language May Offend, Tobacco Use/Promotion.Coarse Language, Mature Theme.-----
ON PG Mature theme, Language May Offend.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Dreamgirls...

When Dreamgirls struts its stuff on DVD, fans of the musical-turned-movie can indulge their passion with alternate scenes and extended musical numbers. They will also get Beyonce’s Music video Listen. The audio tracks are available in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0 (English, French, Spanish).

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