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Joyful Noise (2012)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  13 January 2012 (USA)
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G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.

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"Joyful Noise" is the story of a small town choir out to win a national competition despite overwhelming odds. A story of faith and determination by the choir leaders (Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton) and the young talent who give their all to win God's praise and beat the competition for the grand prize. Written by Farrell Paura Productions

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Dream a whole lot louder.

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Rated PG-13 for some language including a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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13 January 2012 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,225,190 (USA) (13 January 2012)

Gross:

$30,920,167 (USA) (16 March 2012)
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Shipped to theaters under the code name "Choir Practice". See more »

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During "Man in the Mirror", Olivia walks to the left, is then pictured back in the middle before the shot shows her back to the left. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
G.G. Sparrow: Who cares if I've had a few little nips and tucks? God didn't make plastic surgeons so they could starve!
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That's The Way God Planned It
Written by Billy Preston
Performed by Ivan Kelley Jr.
Produced and Arranged by Mervyn Warren
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Worth checking out!
13 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie with my 12 year old son and 17 year old daughter. The gospel music and contemporary pop made it appealing to all ages. The movie was funny and not too heavy but delivered a good wholesome message. Dolly has been a long time favorite of mine and I had almost forgotten how funny she can be. The entire family could take away a message of hope from Joyful Noise. Who knew Queen Latifia could sing so beautifully? This is an all star cast of talented young people with a witty twist and a great upbeat mood from start to finish.

I would suggest seeing this movie with someone who could use a good laugh!


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