Mama I Want to Sing (2011)

PG  |   |  Musical  |  14 February 2012 (USA)
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A preacher's daughter, Amara, sings in the church choir before being discovered by a well-established musician. Soon she rises to international fame as a pop singer.


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Credited cast:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ahmaya-Knoelle ...
Kristen Broussard ...
Amara's Hairstylist
Juanita Bynum ...
Alexandra Cheron ...
Carl Jay Cofield ...
Daurice Cummings ...
Airplane Passenger / Supper Club Patron
Dugie Dugas ...
Lillian's Body Guard
Tracey Dundas ...
Lillian's Make-up Artist
Ross Francis ...
Adam Keene
Dena Gill ...
Amara's Makeup Artist
Still Photographer


Inspired by the hit off-Broadway play, Amara Winter, a strikingly beautiful and charismatic young singer, is on the verge of pop stardom. Raised in the church by her father, Reverend Dr. Kenneth Winter and mother, Lillian Winter, Amara and her younger brother Luke have a very strong bond. After her fathers untimely death, her mother is thrusts into the limelight in the role as preacher, a daring move that ultimately catapults her to the top of the gospel world. Paralleling her mothers success, Amara soon becomes a huge star in her own right, taking the pop music world by storm. Conflict begins to ensue when her mother is confronted with and unequivocally disapproves of Amara's secular music and videos. Amara must learn to pursue her dreams while both navigating the often treacherous world of celebrity and striving to remain true to herself and family. Amara and her mother must work through their differences realizing that their journeys are not quite so different after all. A ... Written by Talisa Jackson

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements




Release Date:

14 February 2012 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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Vy Higginsen, the original playwright for the off-Broadway production of 'Mama, I Want to Sing!', assisted Charles Randolph-Wright with the script. See more »

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