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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. Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.


Volume Number of Copies Request
DISC 1-2 13 Request this Volume
Edition 2-disc showstopper ed. ; widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (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, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround.
Cast Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Schliessler ; editor, Virginia Katz ; original music, Henry Krieger ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; production designer, John Myhre.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the original Broadway production book and lyrics by Tom Eyen.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for languages, 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 dream.
Note Special features: disc 1. 12 never-before-seen extended musical numbers, Beyoncé music video "Listen" ; disc 2. Behind-the-scenes full-length documentary "Building the dream", original auditions and screen tests, previsualization sequences, image gallery, additional featurettes.
Awards 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); Academy Awards, 2007: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Jennifer Hudson) ; Best Sound Mixing (Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton)
Language Dialogue in English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0) with optional soundtrack in French (Dolby 5.1), and with optional 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.
African American singers. (OCoLC)fst00799357
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst00922105
Girl groups (Musical groups) (OCoLC)fst00942860
Music trade. (OCoLC)fst01030641
Popular music. (OCoLC)fst01071422
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Feature films.
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Musical films.
Added Author Condon, Bill, 1955-
Mark, Laurence, producer.
Foxx, Jamie, actor.
Beyoncé, 1981- actor.
Murphy, Eddie, 1961- actor.
Glover, Danny, actor.
Hudson, Jennifer, 1981- actor.
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- actor.
Robinson, Keith, 1976- actor.
Eyen, Tom.
Krieger, Henry. Dreamgirls.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Added Title Building the dream.
ISBN 1415731578
Standard No. 097361235547
Music No. 12355 Paramount Home Entertainment

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