History Theatre / Dreamgirls

9th Jan '18 11:28:01 AM starwolf
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* AlternateHistory: In the stage musical, the Dreams are almost as popular as Music/TheSupremes. In the movie, the Dreams pretty much are Music/TheSupremes.
20th Dec '17 3:56:42 AM dsneybuf
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%%* TriumphantReprise: "Dreamgirls (Finale)."

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%%* * TriumphantReprise: "Dreamgirls (Finale)."(Finale)" has Effie move up from the background, to lead vocals.
20th Dec '17 3:54:29 AM dsneybuf
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[[caption-width-right:349:"All you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Effie, Deena and Lorrell.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"All
you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Effie, Lorrell, Deena and Lorrell.Effie.[[/note]]]]
2nd Dec '17 7:11:06 AM MsCC93
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!!! "And I Am Telling You I Am Not Troping":

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!!! "And !!"And I Am Telling You I Am Not Troping":



%%* BoastfulRap: Jimmy's rap.

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%%* * BoastfulRap: Jimmy's rap.rap is centered around the things he has.



%%* ItsAllAboutMe: Effie, at first.
* {{Jerkass}}: Curtis
* JerkassHasAPoint: Although he was being a prick about it, Curtis was right about how Effie's attitude was always bringing the group down and about her selfishness.

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%%* * ItsAllAboutMe: Effie, at first.
first. This is due to her arrogance and the fact that she felt entitled to attention due to her being the best singer in the group.
* {{Jerkass}}: Curtis
Curtis is revealed to be this in the climax of the movie.
* JerkassHasAPoint: Although he was being a prick about it, Curtis was right about how Effie's attitude was always bringing the group down and about her selfishness. Even Deena comes to agree with him.
30th Nov '17 4:57:01 PM dsneybuf
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[[caption-width-right:350:"All you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Effie, Deena and Lorrell.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:349:"All
you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Effie, Deena and Lorrell.[[/note]]]]
30th Nov '17 4:55:26 PM dsneybuf
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[[quoteright:349:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dreamgirls_movie_poster.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:348:"All you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Effie, Deena and Lorrell.[[/note]]]]

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org/pmwiki/pub/images/dreamgirls_dvd_cover.png]]
[[caption-width-right:350:"All
you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Effie, Deena and Lorrell.[[/note]]]]
30th Nov '17 4:50:59 PM dsneybuf
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[[caption-width-right:350:"All you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Lorrell, Deena and Effie.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:348:"All
you've got to do is dream, baby!"[[note]]From left: Lorrell, Effie, Deena and Effie.Lorrell.[[/note]]]]
31st Oct '17 1:27:10 PM MsCC93
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* AmbitionIsEvil: Curtis, Curtis, Curtis.

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* %%* AmbitionIsEvil: Curtis, Curtis, Curtis.



* BoastfulRap: Jimmy's rap.

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* %%* BoastfulRap: Jimmy's rap.



* TheIngenue: Lorrell and Deena in the first act.
* InspiredBy: See the opening paragraph.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Effie, at first.

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* %%* TheIngenue: Lorrell and Deena in the first act.
* %%* InspiredBy: See the opening paragraph.
* %%* ItsAllAboutMe: Effie, at first.



* ManipulativeBastard: Curtis.

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* %%* ManipulativeBastard: Curtis.



* OscarBait

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* %%* OscarBait



* SassyBlackWoman: Effie.

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* %%* SassyBlackWoman: Effie.



** Effie gets a moment when she decides to walk out of the recording session of the video "Heavy" on national television. Her facial expression helps.



* TheSeventies

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* %%* TheSeventies



* TheSixties

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* %%* TheSixties



* TriumphantReprise: "Dreamgirls (Finale)."

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* %%* TriumphantReprise: "Dreamgirls (Finale)."



* TwoActStructure

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* %%* TwoActStructure
31st Oct '17 1:22:28 PM MsCC93
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** In-universe, the last straw for Deena was when Curtis pulled the plug on the gritty film project she wanted to undertake, forcing her into his Cleopatra movie that she was never interested in.
*** Which was an expy of the ''Magnolia'' movie that Diana Ross starred in.
29th Oct '17 12:42:43 PM nombretomado
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* CivilRightsMovement: Not central to the story, but racism and the civil rights struggle are brought up from time to time.
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