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Jackie's Back! (1999)

"Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (her g-grandparents where George Washington's slaves). Jenifer Lewis is our leading lady with an incredible singing voice. Jackie is planning her ... See full summary »

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"Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (her g-grandparents where George Washington's slaves). Jenifer Lewis is our leading lady with an incredible singing voice. Jackie is planning her comeback tour coinciding with Tim Curry as her interviewer. Famous faces are dishing the dirt on her, including Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg, David Hyde Pierce, Chris Rock. Written by Cheryl Rose

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14 June 1999 (USA)  »

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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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Penny Marshall: Jackie's a diva.
Don Cornelius: I think, if you look in the dictionary for the word "Diva," you'd probably see Jackie's picture.
Eva Marie Saint: A diva is a very spoiled singer who lies... like Jackie.
Bruce Vilanch: It's a larger-than-life creature who can turn on a dime... or on a friend.
Diahann Carroll: It's a word that some gay man made up...
Howie Mandel: What is a diva?
Ethyl Washington Rue Owens: A dumb... ignorant... vicious--
[asshole bleeped out]
Ethyl Washington Rue Owens: And if that's what Jackie calls herself, she's right.
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References Cabaret (1972) See more »

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What A Great Movie!
31 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie with my best friend last year. We had no idea what to expect. This movie had us laughing so hard, we watched it three times in a row and then we had everyone we knew watching it.I'm excited to know its on DVD now and just ordered it. I don't know why everyones so harsh about the ending of the movie, I think its an alright ending.No matter what, this movie is awesome! Everyone should see this movie at least once. This movie should definitely become a cult classic. I cant wait to see this movie again, it has been quite a while. Anyone who hasn't seen this movie, you need to go out and rent it. Yield Yield Yield before you hit me with your love...LOL sorry I'm rambling, just have to have ten lines in at least to post a comment.


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