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Running time
131 min.
United States United States
Bill Condon (Book: Tom Eyen)
Henry Krieger, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas
Tobias A. Schliessler
DreamWorks SKG, Paramount Pictures
Musical. Drama | Music. 1960s. 1970s
Synopsis / Plot
Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, Dreamgirls follows the rise of a trio of women - Effie, Deena and Lorrell - who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime.
2006: 2 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Hudson), Best Sound. 8 Nom.
2006: 3 Golden Globes, including Best Musical or Comedy, Best Supporting Actress
2006: BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Hudson). 2 Nominations
2006: National Board of Review (BR): Breakthrough Performance - Female (Hudson)
2006: Film Critics Circle of New York: Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson). 2 Nominations
2006: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nom. Best Supp. Actress (Hudson)
2006: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2006: 4 Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Supp. Actor and Supp. Actress. 7 Nominations
2006: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2006: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2006: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Sup. Actor (Murphy) & Best Sup. Actress (Hudson)
2006: Chicago Film Critics Association: 2 Nom., incl. Best Supp. Actor (Murphy)
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