Dreamgirls is a 2006 American musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures. The film debuted in three special road show engagements starting in December 15, 2006 before its nationwide release on December 25, 2006. Adapted from the 1981 Broadway musical of the same name by composer Henry Krieger and lyricist/librettist Tom Eyen, Dreamgirls is a biographical film (film à clef) of the history of the Motown record label and one of its acts, The Supremes. The story follows the history and evolution of American R&B music during the 1960s and 1970s through the eyes of a Detroit, Michigan girl group known as the Dreams and their manipulative record executive. Wikipedia
Dreamgirls is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films based on plays, Films about music and musicians, Films featuring a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winning performance, Films set in the 1960s, African American films, Best Musical or Comedy Picture Golden Globe winners, Films featuring a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe winning performance and Films that won the Best Sound Mixing Academy Award.
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