Metacritic Movie Ratings
Sparkle Reviews

3.0

54

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Sparkle isn't blindingly original but it delivers solid entertainment, and despite the clichés I was never for a moment bored.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    The look, styles, dialogue and attitudes all feel more 21st century than 1968, but this new Sparkle still sparkles more brightly than its 1976 namesake, which was a sort of rough draft for Dreamgirls.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Sparkle is never more than an overheated mediocrity. The one thing it isn't, however, is dull.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Shines brightest during its musical numbers.

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