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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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Comedy | Music

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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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Canção do Coração  »

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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 »

Goofs

During the choir's "Man in the Mirror" number, Dolly Parton mouths a wrong word. See more »

Quotes

G.G. Sparrow: Bernie, you old son of a baptist.
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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Dark Shadows (2012) See more »

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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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It's Contrived, but Feels Good All the Same
30 December 2012 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

My review of the Joyful Noise Movie: Every single solitary, gimmicky, tired, old, wore-out, overdone movie cliché that's ever been used in any contrived, family-targeted movie in the history of cinema... and yet, the music was solid, the characters given some genuinely funny material to work with, and therefore there are worse ways to spend 90 minutes of your life. It was fantastic to hear new material from one of my favorite vocalists and lyricists, Dolly Parton... but it was worth the ticket price alone, to see Dolly "poppin' and lockin' for Jesus!"

...and I am personally convinced, beyond the shadow of any doubt, that Dolly Parton was manufactured by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

~ <3


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