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Jackie's Back! (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Music  -  14 June 1999 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jackie Washington
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Edward Whatsett St. John
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Antandra Washington (Jackie's Daughter)
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Shaniqua Summers Wells (Jackie's Daughter)
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Nurse Ethyl Washington Rue Owens (Jackie's Sister)
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Wilson Wells (Jackie's Grandson)
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Kim (Jackie's Costume Designer)
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Marvin Pritz (Jackie's Former Manager)
Patti Austin ...
Herself (Gospel Singer at Peaches' Funeral
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Snookie Tate (Jackie's Childhood Friend)
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Pammy Dunbar (Host)
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Perry (The Deaf Rehearsal Pianist)
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Lola Molina (Jackie's Stalker)
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Miss Krumes (Jackie's Play Mama)
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Jo Face (Jackie's Vocal Coach)
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Jackie's Back: Portrait of a Diva  »

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Jackie's great great great grandmother and grandfather were slaves belonging to George Washington. See more »

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Jackie Washington: Of course, now, I *do* pay homage to all the dead divas -- Billie, Ella, Shirley Bassey...
Edward Whatsett St. John: Shirley Bassey is alive.
Jackie Washington: Really? God bless her. But now them others -- I'm not gonna name names... but they all stole from me. Aretha, Whitney, Little Brandy, Streisand, Diahann Carroll... Oh. and Bea Arthur. They all stole from me.
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mockumentary at it's best
5 May 2005 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Jackie's Back should be remember for three things. 1/ Jenifer Lewis'scene stealing performances. She completely shines in this movie. 2/ The mockumentary style of the film. Think: Best in Show, A Mighty Wind. and 3/ The cameos. The cameos in this movie are of the best that i think i have seen. You've got Dolly Parton, Whoopi Goldberg, Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, Chris Rock, Sean Hayes, Ricki Lake, Rosie O'Donnell, David Hyde Pierce, Melissa Etheridge to name a FEW!

Jackie's back must not be taken too seriously or as a piece of cinematic history. It is not Oscar worthy script, but it's damn hilarious. Sit back, relax and watch the celebrities bag the s@$! out of Jackie Washington.


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