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Glitter (2001)

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A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

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Billie Frank is a shy, young multiracial girl who is sent away by her alcoholic mother at a very early age. At an orphanage, she befriends Louise and Roxanne. Flash forward to 1983. Billie and her friends are spotted by a record producer, Timothy Walker, who wants them to sing backup for his latest pop-music discovery. But when super DJ Julian Dice hears Billie's incredible voice, he makes a shady deal with Timothy to get her out of that dead-end situation. Soon, Billie and Dice are making hits inside the studio, and falling in love outside of it. Eventually, the pressure of her newfound celebrity puts too heavy a strain on Billie, forcing her to decide what it is she really wants from Dice, and what she wants for herself. Written by Anonymous

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A strength to survive. A desire to dream. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sensuality, language and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 September 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

All That Glitters  »

Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,414,596 (USA) (21 September 2001)

Gross:

$4,273,372 (USA) (26 October 2001)
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Trivia

Release was postponed for three weeks when star Mariah Carey was hospitalized as a result of an "emotional and physical breakdown". See more »

Goofs

When Billie is sitting at the keyboard, she puts a pad down, and lays a pen on top. The pen rotates between shots, note the direction which the nib faces. See more »

Quotes

[Lying in med after making love]
Billie: You know, I don't usually do this.
Dice: I can tell.
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Referenced in 100 Greatest Songs of the 90's (2007) See more »

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We Could Have Been
Written by Eric Benét, George T. Nash, Jr. and Demonte Posey
Performed by Eric Benét
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
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A VERY UNDERRATED FILM.
3 September 2002 | by (Louisville, Ky) – See all my reviews

I personally feel that Ms Carey took a bad rap for this film. "Glitter" really isn't as bad as the critic's wrote in their reviews. Sure this movie was not of the caliber of an Oscar nominated film, but it was fairly well acted, and entertaining. I honestly feel had Jennifer Lopez been in the starring role as opposed to Mariah Carey, no one would have had a problem with the film. I gives kudos to the cast and crew of this film. A grossly underrated film.

K-DIDDY 2002


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