Joyful Noise Dream A Whole Lot Louder

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2012 | PG-13 | Comedy Music | 1hr, 58m

The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The choi... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, January 13, 2012 in 2,735 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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DIRECTOR

Todd Graff

Screenwriter

Todd Graff

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PG-13 for some language including a sexual reference

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The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The choir has always known how to sing in harmony, but the discord between its two leading ladies now threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill (Queen Latifah), stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, while the fiery G.G. Sparrow (Dolly Parton) thinks tried-and-true translates to tired-and-old.Shaking things up even more is the arrival of G.G.’s rebellious grandson, Randy (Jeremy Jordan). Randy has an ear for music, but he also has an eye for Vi Rose’s beautiful and talented daughter, Olivia (Keke Palmer), and the sparks between the two teenagers are causing even more heat between G.G. and Vi Rose.
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  • Dolly Parton, who hasn't made a major feature since 1992's Straight Talk, made her mark on screen with such '80s movies as Nine to Five and Steel Magnolias.

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