PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Musical
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.
The jokes that Bobby Slayton tells in the Miami night club were taken verbatim from Don Rickles's 1968 album "Hello, Dummy!"
James 'Thunder' Early:
Jimmy want a rib! Jimmy want a steak! Jimmy want piece of yo chocolate cake!
During "Steppin' to the Bad Side", tambourines appear just before the gospel break. It's part of the choreography, using an old stage and film musical technique.
The film begins immediately after the distribution studio logos, with no opening titles/credits of any kind.
In 2017, Paramount released a "Director's Extended Edition" of "Dreamgirls." This version runs ten minutes longer than the theatrical version and contains changes which include the following:
$378,950 (USA) (17 December 2006)
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