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Sparkle

Synopsis

A talented young woman is torn between her dreams and her family in this musical. Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) has been blessed with a beautiful voice and a gift for songwriting, but she's afraid to perform her songs in public, in part because her mother Emma (Whitney Houston), a former entertainer whose career brought her nothing but heartache, refuses to allow her daughters to sing outside of church. But Sparkle persuades her older sibling Sister (Carmen Ejogo) to sing one of her tunes at a talent show, and...more

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2.5

Dave White Profile

Better--but much sadder--than 1976.

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3.0

54 out of 100 Metascore®

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For Families

14

OK for kids 14+

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