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Joyful Noise

Any hopes of making a "Joyful Noise" are lost when two discordant members of a gospel choir (Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton) fight over who and how they should prepare the group for a national competition. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Run Time: 118
Theater Release: 13 Jan 2012
Video Release: 01 May 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Joyful Noise is rated PG-13: for some language including a sexual reference.

Director: Todd Graff
Cast: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer
Studio: 2012 Warner Brothers
Website: Official site for Joyful Noise.

Detailed Review

Joyful Noise may be pieced together with quaint homey adages from G.G. Sparrow (Dolly Parton) and jabs at her obvious penchant for cosmetic surgery. It may repeatedly play the… 
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Why Is Joyful Noise Rated PG-13?

Violence: A parent and child quarrel on several occasions. One argument results in a… 
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Talk It Over

Why is Vi Rose hesitant to let Randy join the choir? Does she have… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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