Sparkle [Includes Digital Copy] [UltraViolet] [Blu-ray] [2012]

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Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.45 out of 5 stars.
96% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (20 out of 21)

Special Features

  • Director's Commentary
  • A Tribute to Whitney Houston
  • A Dream Come True: Bringing the Story to the Big Screen
  • Blu-ray Exclusives
  • Sparkle & Shine - Meet the Cast
  • "Celebrate" Music Video by Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks
  • Extended Performance of "Hooked On Your Love" by Jordan Sparks
  • A Sparkling Performance - Music, Choreography and Costumes


A talented young woman is torn between her dreams and her family in this musical. Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) has been blessed with a beautiful voice and a gift for songwriting, but she's afraid to perform her songs in public, in part because her mother Emma (Whitney Houston), a former entertainer whose career brought her nothing but heartache, refuses to allow her daughters to sing outside of church. But Sparkle persuades her older sibling Sister (Carmen Ejogo) to sing one of her tunes at a talent show, and the reaction proves that Sister has star quality and Sparkle can write potential hits. An ambitious would-be manager, Stix (Derek Luke), persuades Sparkle and Sister to form a singing group with their sibling Dolores (Tika Sumpter), but while the act clicks wit audiences, the sisters have to contend with their angry mother, Sister gets caught up in a destructive relationship with a short-tempered comedian (Mike Epps), and Sparkle finds herself falling in love with Stix. Based on the 1976 musical of the same name, Sparkle proved to be the last major project for Whitney Houston, who died while the film was in post-production; it was also the first feature film for American Idol champion Sparks. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Jordin Sparks
    Jordin Sparks - Sparkle
  • Whitney Houston
    Whitney Houston - Emma
  • Derek Luke
    Derek Luke - Stix
  • Mike Epps
    Mike Epps - Satin
  • Carmen Ejogo
    Carmen Ejogo - Sister

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