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Dumplin' (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 7 December 2018 (USA)
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Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

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Anne Fletcher

Writers:

Kristin Hahn (screenplay by), Julie Murphy (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danielle Macdonald ... Willowdean
Jennifer Aniston ... Rosie
Odeya Rush ... Ellen
Maddie Baillio ... Millie
Bex Taylor-Klaus ... Hannah
Luke Benward ... Bo
Georgie Flores ... Callie
Dove Cameron ... Bekah
Harold Perrineau ... Lee
Kathy Najimy ... Millie's Mom
Joshua Allan Eads ... Candee Disch (as Ginger Minj)
Hilliary Begley ... Lucy
Sam Pancake ... Dale
Dan Finnerty ... Eugene Reed
Molly McNearney ... Delia Shepherd
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Storyline

Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Find out who you are and do it on purpose.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dumplin' See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$399,198
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dolly Parton already owned a copy of the book "Dumplin'" before her manager even told her it was going to be a movie. See more »

Goofs

At the finale they announce that it is a sold out show. It is here where Millie's mom discovers she is entered into the pageant. Her mom decides to stay and somehow manages to get a seat. See more »

Quotes

Willowdean: It's a protest!
Millie: What's our point?
Hannah: It's a revolt against the oppressive hetero-patriarchy unconsciously internalised by the female psyche!
Millie: [Slight pause] Oh.
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Connections

Featured in 2019 Golden Globe Awards (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Here I Am
Written by Dolly Parton and Linda Perry
Produced by Linda Perry
Performed by Dolly Parton with Alison Krauss and Rhonda Vincent
Courtesy of Dolly Records
Rhonda Vincent appears courtesy of Upper Management Music
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Lovely film
7 December 2018 | by stasiakorolevaSee all my reviews

Really surprised at how much I enjoyed this film. Most Netflix movies are cheesy and predictable, but this one is truly heartwarming. The story is great and the dialogue feels natural. Dolly Partons songs are a real highlight as well, and the message is delivered organically in stead of being shoved down your throat. I would recommend this for a nice Friday film night.


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