- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 1, 2007
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Dreamworks Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English, French
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
- Subtitles - Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Music Video: Beyoncé - "Listen"
- Alternate Scenes: Extended Musical Numbers (12)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Academy Awards 2006 -
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Hudson
Rolling Stone - 12/14/2006
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "This baby dazzles like nothing else anywhere....DREAMGIRLS is a movie that has everything: a blazing new star in Jennifer Hudson, a riveting, revitalized Eddie Murphy, a hot-lick score...[and] a timely story..."
New York Times - 12/15/2006
"[W]hen was the last time you saw a first-time film actress upstage an Oscar winner, a pop diva and a movie star of long standing' Ms. Hudson is not going anywhere. She has arrived."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/22/2006
"DREAMGIRLS is the rare movie musical with real rapture in it....[The editing] works in beautiful smooth tandem with the whooshing, darting camera." -- Grade: B+
Rolling Stone - 12/28/2006
Ranked #2 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "DREAMGIRLS is a movie you take to heart."
Total Film - 03/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "Murphy delivers easily his best work to date in a role that perfectly utilises his wise-cracking persona, earthy singing voice and steadily advancing years."
Sight and Sound - 03/01/2007
"[T]he greatest pleasure comes from its honesty as a musical....[With] great spangly extravaganzas of glam and glory, fireworks and frocks."
Ultimate DVD - 07/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "Packed with big production numbers and dazzling cinematography, this movie is sequin-sharp and note perfect..."
Music (General) |
Pop Groups |
Pop Stars |
R&B / Soul |
Soul Music |
- Theatrical Release: December 15, 2006