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Joyful Noise (2012)

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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.

Director:

Todd Graff

Writer:

Todd Graff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Queen Latifah ... Vi Rose Hill
Dolly Parton ... G.G. Sparrow
Keke Palmer ... Olivia Hill
Jeremy Jordan ... Randy Garrity
Dexter Darden ... Walter Hill
Courtney B. Vance ... Pastor Dale
Jesse L. Martin ... Marcus Hill
Kirk Franklin ... Baylor Sykes
Angela Grovey ... Earla
Andy Karl ... Caleb
Dequina Moore Dequina Moore ... Devonne (as DeQuina Moore)
Kris Kristofferson ... Bernard Sparrow
Paul Woolfolk ... Manny
Francis Jue ... Mr. Hsu
Roy Huang ... Justin
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Storyline

This 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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Taglines:

Dream a whole lot louder.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Canción del corazón See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,225,190, 15 January 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,920,167, 18 March 2012
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film won the 2012 Inspirational Country Music Awards' Faith, Family, & Country Movie of the Year. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[from trailer]
G.G. Sparrow: Well, I am who I am.
Vi Rose Hill: Well, maybe you were... five procedures ago!
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Connections

Featured in Maltin on Movies: Dark Shadows (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Mournful Organ
Composed by Curt Sobel and Gary Schreiner
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User Reviews

 
Great! A must see for Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah fans!
14 January 2012 | by msosmentSee all my reviews

Storyline was a bit familiar, but it is presented in a new, fresh way. There is a strong main storyline and other small background stories which link back to it. The stories are touching and show great sensitivity. Very well played. Even though it takes place in the south, there is a rich diversity in the movie. It paints a lovely picture of the new south. Dolly Parton is charming as always. Queen Latifah is perfect in this role. They play off each other beautifully. Kiki Palmer and Jeremy Jordan are fantastic and fresh. The singing and choreography are top notch. Constant flowing entertainment. Never a dull moment. Well worth my time and money.


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