Sparkle (I) (2012)

PG-13   |    |  Drama, Music


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In the 1960s, three sisters form a girl group and soon become local sensations with major label interest, but fame becomes a challenge as the close-knit family begins to fall apart.


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  • Whitney Houston and Tamela J. Mann in Sparkle (2012)
  • Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks in Sparkle (2012)
  • Whitney Houston in Sparkle (2012)
  • Elijah Connor in Sparkle (2012)
  • Salim Akil in Sparkle (2012)
  • Aretha Franklin and Jordin Sparks in Sparkle (2012)

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Trivia

Whitney Houston's last film - she died during post production. The picture was to be an acting comeback for the singer, who had not appeared in a theatrical release since The Preacher's Wife (1996) in 1996. The film is dedicated to her memory.


Goofs

The venue mentioned as The Fillmore was actually named the State Theater at the time the film takes place. It didn't change to it's current name The Fillmore until 2007.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | Music

Details

Release Date:

17 August 2012

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,643,342 (USA) (19 August 2012)

Gross:

$24,397,469 (USA) (30 September 2012)

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