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Glitter (2001)

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Critic Consensus: Glitter is a hodgepodge of movie cliches and bad acting that's sure to generate unintentional laughs. Unfortunately, the movie is not bad enough to be good.


Movie Info

The story of a gifted young singer, Billie Frank, who overcomes a turbulent childhood and struggles to find her true identity and voice. During her childhood, Billie is abandoned by her drug-addicted mother and is remanded to an orphanage. Years later, Billie is discovered by charismatic, irresistible "bad boy" DJ Julian Dice who hears her demo and, floored by her talent, gets her a record deal. She soon falls for him and he becomes her partner, producer and lover. With Dice, she begins an … More

Rating: PG-13 (for some sensuality, language and brief violence)
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts , Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Kate Lanier
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 15, 2002
Box Office: $3.9M
Runtime:
20th Century Fox - Official Site

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Cast


as Billie Frank

as Louise

as Roxanne

as Young Billie

as Francois

as Video Director

as Movie Producer

as Caseworker

as Iranian Cabbie

as Stage Manager

as Young Roxanne

as Young Louise

as Mrs. Wilson

as Billie's Father

as Engineer

as Photographer

as Photographer

as Photographer

as Photographer

as Photographer

as Young Boy

as Production Assistant

as Maitre d'

as News Reporter

as Club Girl

as Phone Booth Boy

as Demo Tape Woman

as Karen Diana

as Radioman Street Bum

as Choreographer

as Lillian's Band Membe...

as Lillian's Band Membe...

as Lillian's Band Membe...

as Dice's Band Member

as Billie's Dancer

as Billie's Dancer

as Billie's Dancer

as Billie's Dancer

as Billie's Band Member

as Billie's Band Member

as Billie's Band Member

as Billie's Band Member

as Billie's Band Member

as Billie's Band Member

as Billie's Band Member

as Music Video Dancer

as Music Video Dancer

as Music Video Dancer

as Music Video Dancer

as Breakdancer

as Breakdancer

as Breakdancer

as Breakdancer

as Music Video Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Glitter

All Critics (87) | Top Critics (29)

The best parts of this dud are the ones in which she's singing. This is what she does best. This is what she should stick to. Save your money and watch her videos for free on cable music-television networks.

Full Review… | March 5, 2007
Associated Press
Top Critic

This fails to convince on several levels: Carey's assumed edginess; Beesley's faltering Brooklyn accent; turns from such celebs as rapper Da Brat and soul vocalist Eric Benet; the half-hearted '80s references and the haphazard retro effects.

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Glitter lacks sparkle.

Full Review… | June 19, 2002
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Top Critic

Too washed-out and worthless to even be so bad it's good.

Full Review… | August 22, 2012
Antagony & Ecstasy

The sheer amateur writing, acting, and directing make "Glitter" yet another disastrous vanity vehicle that brings down Carey and everyone starring.

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

Nothing redeemable could possibly have come out of Kate Lanier's ill-fated script.

Full Review… | November 20, 2008
Hollywood.com

Audience Reviews for Glitter

Mariah Carey = super cliche movie.

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Raajay
Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

When I worked at a video story we kept this film in the horror section. Nuff Said.

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hoganshero
Keysha H

Super Reviewer

Pretty lame.

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Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

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