Three talented sisters claw their way from the Harlem ghetto to stardom in the rock 'n' roll world of the 1950s, a world of fame, music and Sparkle. But even though they escape the ghetto, the sisters cannot escape its problems, and their dream of celebrity and success becomes a nightmare of jealousy and drugs in this powerful tale.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
11 Ratings
11 Ratings

58% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.7/10
  • Fresh 53
  • Rotten 39

Critics Consensus: While undeniably melodramatic and old-fashioned, Sparkle transcends its formulaic trappings thanks to Salim Akil's empathetic direction and strong performances from a committed cast.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Predictable rise-to-fame tale with gangs, drugs, violence.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2012 Stage 6 Films, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)
Additional
Spanish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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