As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.

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Jon M. Chu

Writer:

Ryan Landels (screenplay by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aubrey Peeples ... Jerrica / Jem
Stefanie Scott ... Kimber
Aurora Perrineau ... Shana
Hayley Kiyoko ... Aja
Molly Ringwald ... Aunt Bailey
Isabella Kai ... Young Jerrica (as Isabella Rice)
Barnaby Carpenter Barnaby Carpenter ... Emmett Benton
Jason Kennedy Jason Kennedy ... Jason Kennedy
Nathan Moore ... Zipper
Juliette Lewis ... Erica Raymond
Ryan Guzman ... Rio
Justin Alastair Justin Alastair ... Esteban
Mischke Butler Mischke Butler ... Vocal Coach
Samantha Newark Samantha Newark ... Hair Stylist
Christopher Scott ... Choreographer
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Storyline

Small-town girl Jerrica lives an unexceptional life until she takes on a secret identity inspired by her music. She becomes Jem: the bold, stunning and absolutely fearless singer that catapults from an underground video sensation to global superstar overnight. But when it seems that she may lose touch with the things that really matter the most, Jerrica and her band of three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey, discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. Written by JRemingtonW

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Rated PG for thematic material including reckless behavior, brief suggestive content and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Erica Raymond is a female version of the Jem (1985) arch-nemesis, Eric Raymond. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene, there is someone in the concert crowd with a "JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS" sign. They are not known as "Jem and the Holograms" at that point, and further, that band name is only said one time in the entire movie--a few seconds after we see that sign, by Rio to Christy Marx's character. See more »

Quotes

Rio: [on phone] Yes, Jem is glamour and glitter, fashion and fame.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: Erica recruits the Misfits to help her stop Jem. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Blockbuster Buster: Jem & the Holograms (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Death Spares (Not the Tiger)
Performed by Steve Wilder Blumenthal
Music by Nathan Lanier
Lyrics by Ryan Landels
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Not Jem. No holigrams.
26 October 2015 | by blades_n_stoneSee all my reviews

Dear Hollywood. This is how to do it wrong. Take a much loved nostalgia item and childhood institution like Jem, Ignore the source material, alienate the true fan base, Fail to advertise to the tween girl fan base and fail to mention its a family movie suitable for moms and daughters. I hate this movie. Because it is not what it claims to be. Jem and the Holograms. This is Hanna Montana with a be yourself and love your friends final moral.

Advertised as a re imagining(under a different Title) and presented to moms and daughters as a good family movie it could have done well. It is a touching and well told story, The acting is good and the plot is OK. But It is Not Jem. It was not well advertised and Kids now Don't know or care who Jem was. This was a film for 30+ year olds who grew up with it. And had we been given what we remembered we would have rewarded the studio with our money. But it was made for 14 year olds who have seen the same thing before as Hanna Montana.

So ends the one shot we will get at a Jem movie. A badly presented/advertised fraud that was a good family movie and had its potential ignored.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jem and the Holograms See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,375,320, 25 October 2015

Gross USA:

$2,184,640

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,333,684
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2.35 : 1
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