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Title Dreamgirls [videorecording] / DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present a Laurence Mark production, a Bill Condon film ; produced by Laurence Mark ; written for the screen and directed by Bill Condon.

Publication Info. Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Edition Full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround, NTSC.
Cast Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Jennifer Hudson.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre.
Note Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Terms Of Use This DVD is copy-protected.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, some sexuality and drug content.
Summary Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams.
Note Special features: 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers including a Jennifer Hudson performance not seen in theaters; music video "Listen" by Beyoncé.
Awards Academy Awards (USA), 2007: Oscar - Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Hudson)
Golden Globes, USA, 2007: Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy ; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Eddie Murphy) ; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Jennifer Hudson)
Language English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) or dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Girl groups (Musical groups) -- United States -- Drama.
Popular music -- United States -- Drama.
African American singers -- Drama.
Music trade -- United States -- Drama.
Conjuntos musicales -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Cantantes -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
African American singers. (OCoLC)fst00799357
Girl groups (Musical groups) (OCoLC)fst00942860
Music trade. (OCoLC)fst01030641
Popular music. (OCoLC)fst01071422
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Feature films.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Musical -- Feature.
Women -- Feature.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Musical films. (OCoLC)fst01710273
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Mark, Laurence.
Condon, Bill, 1955-
Foxx, Jamie.
Beyoncé, 1981-
Murphy, Eddie, 1961-
Glover, Danny.
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972-
Robinson, Keith, 1976-
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981-
Schliessler, Tobias.
Davis, Sharen.
Myhre, John.
Eyen, Tom.
Krieger, Henry. Dreamgirls.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Dreamgirls (Motion picture)
ISBN 1415731578
Standard No. 097361235547
Music No. 12354 Paramount Home Entertainment

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