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Jackie's Back! (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  14 June 1999 (USA)
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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 husbands: Milkman Summers (#1), "no comment" (#2), "gay" (#3), "annulled" (#4). See more »

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Ethyl Washington Rue Owens: She tells that lie child - she does that every year, telling somebody we're related to George Washington. It's George Washington Honor from up there around Peckinpah, Idado. Because our people are mixed - did she tell you that? We are one quarter Korean and half black and one quarter Kawchodinne Indian.
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Sly, hilarious parody
28 August 1999 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

I watched this for the ever-wonderful Tim Curry but was won over by the total package: this is a sly, deadly funny mockumentary that skewers diva ego, blaxploitation films, and the music industry, along with just about everything else that can be squeezed into the space of two hours. Jenifer Lewis is hilarious as the fiercely vain diva, and Tim Curry's dry pomposity is the perfect foil. The film's one flaw is the unlikely, unfunny ending in which all the deliciously evil humor succumbs to a saccharine feel-good production number and Curry, impossibly, grows to love the harpy he's been interviewing. In spite of the letdown of the ending, this is still a sharp, energetic send-up with lots of great surprises, including the priceless cameo by David Hyde Pierce (of Frasier fame). If this is ever aired again, set your VCR: it's a keeper.


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