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Raise Your Voice (2004)

PG  |   |  Family, Music, Romance  |  8 October 2004 (USA)
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A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school.

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This film is about a teenage girl who is very upset about her brother's death in a car crash. Terri has a love of singing and making up her own songs. Her brother (before his death) secretly submits a DVD of her singing to a musical summer camp down in L.A. Her father doesn't want her to go, but secretly her mom lets her go and everything goes fine, except she has stage fright. She gets through her stage fright with the help of her new friend Jay. At the end of the contest everyone at the musical school have to perform something. And if they win, they win a scholarship along with it. Her dad finds out, comes down to L.A. and threatens to take her home! Will he let her stay? and will she win the contest? Viewers are on the edges of their seats to find out what happens... Written by Emily Moore

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Don't give up. Don't hold back. (Australia DVD) See more »

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Family | Music | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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8 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Untitled Christian Music Project  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,022,693 (USA) (8 October 2004)

Gross:

$10,411,980 (USA) (19 November 2004)
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Was originally entitled "Heart of Summer", but the film's release date was pushed back from August to October, so the title was changed accordingly. See more »

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When Jay comes to Terri's room drunk, Jay falls to the floor and Terri kneels beside him. Someone tells them to keep quite and Jay raises up and yells something back, then, when the camera angle changes again, Jay is once again kneeling with Terri next to him See more »

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[first lines]
Mr. Holcomb: Have a very pleasant Summer everyone. Miss Fletcher, rehearsal tomorrow at four.
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References American Splendor (2003) See more »

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Are You Ready
Written by Neil Sanderson, Brad Walst, Adam Gontier and Gavin Brown
Performed by Three Days Grace
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Under license from BMG Film and TV Music
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Hilary Duff not nearly good enough
20 February 2014 | by See all my reviews

Terri Fletcher (Hilary Duff) has a lovely singing voice who wants desperately to get into Bristol Hillman Music Conservatory in LA for the summer. Her brother secretly submits a DVD to the school. When they sneak out to a concert, they get into a car crash and her brother dies. With her guilt and her father's disapproval, she no longer wants to sing and go to the summer camp. However she relents and follows her aunt and mother's advice.

The big problem is that while Hilary Duff is almost good enough as an actress. She's no where good enough as a singer. She plays the bubbly innocent girl well. The big melodrama about the brother's death sets an interesting tone. However the school plays like a bad 'Fame' copy. Other than Kat Dennings, none of the students are interesting at the school. John Corbett is hopelessly cheesy as the personable teacher. It's a Hilary Duff vehicle that she's not quite good enough to drive.


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