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Overall B-

Connie (Vardolas) and Carla (Toni Collette) are a wannabe singing duo whose faltering careers take an unexpected detour after accidentally witnessing a mob murder. Hoping to protect their lives by disappearing, the girls flee to LA and take a job performing in a little, shabby bar as drag queens.

Violence C+
Sexual Content C-
Profanity B
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual humor and drug references

Connie & Carla

The most recent home video release of this movie is August 16, 2004. Here are some details…

  • Color, Closed-captioned, Widescreen, Dolby
  • Commentary by writer/actor Nia Varalos and director Michael Lembeck
  • Interviews with Director Chris Columbus and Producer David Heyman
  • Deleted scenes
  • Extended musical scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Making-of featurette

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Connie and Carla perform songs from several musicals including the 1958 war film, South Pacific. Nia Valdolas also starred in and scripted My Big Fat Greek Wedding, about a family whose daughter marries a man from a very different cultural background. Another unlikely relationship grows between two grumpy old bachelors and their abandoned nephew in Secondhand Lions.