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Joyful Noise (2012)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, 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.

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:

Joyful Noise 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jeremy Jordan (Randy) and Jesse L. Martin (Marcus Hill) appeared in the Arrow (2012)-verse. Jordan plays Winn in Supergirl (2015), and Martin play Joe West in The Flash (2014). They sang in the musical crossover episode of the two shows in 2017. See more »

Goofs

In the hotel after the competition, Vi and G. G. are talking. Vi is on the right but when Olivia goes to kiss Randy, Vi and G. G. have switched places. See more »

Quotes

G.G. Sparrow: Bernie, you old son of a baptist.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.69 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

My Friend the Sun
Written by Roger Chapman (as Roger Maxwell Chapman) and John Richard Whitney
Performed by Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey
Courtesy of Bar None Records
By arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Worth Seeing
14 January 2012 | by bwayluverSee all my reviews

I originally had no interest in seeing it. The reviews were bad, the trailer looked just 'ok'. But a friend of mine wanted to see it and asked me to come along. Why not?

I'm glad I went. It was very enjoyable. It's not a masterpiece, but is a light hearted feel good movie featuring some very talented singers. Although the plot was relatively simple, it worked well and was easy to follow. The relationship with Queen Latifah's character and her family was touching and emotional. I found myself tapping my feet to the music and wiping away tears at the end.

So when I looked it up on IMDb and saw a 3.4, I was quite confused. I thought it would be in the 6,7 range. I don't understand.

If your looking for a fun enjoyable movie, see this. Ignore the rating and reviews. Guaranteed to leave with a smile on your face.


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