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English, French or Thai dialogue; optional Chinese, English, French, Korean or Thai subtitles; English audio description track, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, CeeLo Green, Curtis Armstrong.

Publication Information

Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2012.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic content involving domestic abuse and drug material, and for some violence, language and smoking.


Sparkle is a young woman whose big dreams seem almost impossible. She's been warned against the pitfalls of the music industry by her protective mother, yet encouraged by the handsome and ambitious Stix. Sparkle forms a trio with her sisters. Together, they perform the soul-stirring songs that Sparkle pens. But as their fame grows, so does the risk of jealousy, self-doubt and insidious temptation.


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DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.

Special features: director's commentary ; A tribute to Whitney Houston ; A dream come true: bringing the story to the big screen.

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