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Joyful Noise (2012)

PG-13 | | 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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Canción del corazón  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$30,920,167 (USA) (16 March 2012)
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Jeremy Jordan's first movie and starring role. See more »

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

Quotes

G.G. Sparrow: [to Randy and Oliva who are making out in the kitchen] Oh no, THIS is not turning into THAT in my house!
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
Written by Syreeta (as Syreeta Wright), Stevie Wonder, Lee Garrett and Lula Mae Hardaway
Performed by Pacashau Sacred Divinity Choir feat. Queen Latifah
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Oh. Dear. God
14 January 2012 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

What we have here is a confusing mess of pretty young people recorded over, a failed attempt of comedy between Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton...with a soap opera script, and some of the worst acting to grace the silver screen this year (yes, it's only January, but way to go guys)! This has "Lifetime Original Movie" and "High School Musical" written all over it. Those two make a foul tasting time at the movies.

I refuse to write anything more on this film - This is a real stinker.

1 star out of 10. If you liked this movie or you would like a better recommendation on a similar sort of film... check out "Sister Act" or... my God, just watch anything else...except "Catwoman"...it doesn't get much lower than that.

Over and dead,

Fox Rain Matthews


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