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Jem and the Holograms (2015)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jerrica / Jem
... Kimber
... Shana
... Aja
... Aunt Bailey
... Young Jerrica (as Isabella Rice)
Barnaby Carpenter ... Emmett Benton
Jason Kennedy ... Jason Kennedy
... Zipper
... Erica Raymond
... Rio
Justin Alastair ... Esteban
Mischke Butler ... Vocal Coach
... Hair Stylist
... Choreographer
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As a 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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Every Generation Needs a Voice


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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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23 October 2015 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,375,320, 25 October 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,184,640, 5 November 2015
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In one of the home videos of the girls as children, they can be seen playing with My Little Pony toys, the franchise of which is another brand from Hasbro. 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 »

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


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Rather Die Young
Written by Beyoncé (as Beyonce Knowles), Jeff Bhasker and Luke Steele
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Meh and the Hollowgrams
23 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I'm not sure what the point of calling this Jem and the Holograms is. It bears no real connection to the fun '80s cartoon series. Instead, this is a boring and predictable teen drama that rips off everything from Hannah Montana to Earth to Echo. So you make a property based on an old cartoon and toy line and then proceed to alienate any viewers who might want to check it out for nostalgia's sake. On top of that, your movie kinda blows anyway so you can forget adding any new fans. The songs suck, the actors are forgettable, and the script doesn't have a single original idea. There's also this annoying YouTube crap that keeps popping up. I get it. You're trying to make a Jem for the generation that has such a thing as "YouTube popular." That's an idea that should have been killed in any of the pre-production meetings they undoubtedly had before this thing was made. It's a misfire from start to finish. It likely won't appeal to any of the fans of the original Jem and I can't imagine it will hold much appeal to any younger fans, excepting those who might be crushing on a couple of the actors.


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