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Dumplin' (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 7 December 2018 (USA)
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Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writers:

Kristin Hahn (screenplay by), Julie Murphy (based on the novel by)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danielle Macdonald ... Willowdean
Jennifer Aniston ... Rosie
Odeya Rush ... Ellen
Maddie Baillio ... Millie
Bex Taylor-Klaus ... Hannah
Luke Benward ... Bo
Georgie Flores ... Callie
Dove Cameron ... Bekah
Harold Perrineau ... Lee
Kathy Najimy ... Millie's Mom
Joshua Allan Eads ... Candee Disch (as Ginger Minj)
Hilliary Begley ... Lucy
Sam Pancake ... Dale
Dan Finnerty ... Eugene Reed
Molly McNearney ... Delia Shepherd
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Storyline

Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

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Taglines:

Find out who you are and do it on purpose.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dumplin' See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$399,198
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Company Credits

Production Co:

COTA Films, Echo Films See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Principal photography on the film began on August 21, 2017 in Covington, Georgia and ended in October. See more »

Goofs

When Will finds the flyer for the "Dolly Parton Night Every Saturday Night" in her aunt's scrapbook, the flyer does not have an address on it anywhere stating where The Hideaway is. How did Will and her friends know how to find the place and then claim at the door to not know it was a bar? See more »

Quotes

Willowdean: "The difference between winning and losing is all in the details", she said.
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Connections

Referenced in 75th Golden Globe Awards (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Here I Am
Written by Dolly Parton and Linda Perry
Produced by Linda Perry
Performed by Dolly Parton with Alison Krauss and Rhonda Vincent
Courtesy of Dolly Records
Rhonda Vincent appears courtesy of Upper Management Music
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Disappointed
7 December 2018 | by bef1991See all my reviews

There was such hype about this movie and I love both Jennifer Aniston and Dolly Parton but I was so let down. The dialogue was very bland. I expected the story to be predictable but was hoping the actor's lines would inject life into it but sadly it didn't. Frankly the best part of the movie was Dolly Parton's music and little else.


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