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Overall C+

Fame sparkles for three sisters (Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, and Tika Sumpter) as they climb the music charts during the 1960s. But their good fortune exacts a toll on their family relationships.

Violence C+
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C
Substance Use D

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking.


The most recent home video release of this movie is November 29, 2012. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Sparkle

Release Date: 30 November 2012

Sparkle releases to Home Video ion DVD or Blu-ray. Bonus extras include:

Sparkle on DVD:

- Director’s Commentary

- Two Featurettes: A Tribute to Whitney Houston and A Dream Come True

Sparkle on Blu-ray:

- Director’s Commentary

- Four Featurettes: A Tribute to Whitney Houston, A Dream Come True, A Sparkling Performance and Sparkle and Shine.

- “Hooked On Your Love” – Extended Performance

- Music Video for “Celebrate” by Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks

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Motown makes superstars of another trio in the movie Dreamgirls. The fickle nature of stardom is also explored in the films Fame and Glitter. To learn more about the Detroit music scene, see the documentary Standing in the Shadows of Motown.

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