Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
If we win I’m going to be so embarrassed...
The titular Dumplin’ is the plus-size, teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, who signs up for her mom’s pageant as a protest to make a point. Much to her suprise, it soon spirals beyond her imagination when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.
110 minutes, Parental Guidance 10-12 (Prejudice)
Comedy, Drama, Female interest.
Where's it showing?
Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, Odeya Rush, Maddie Baillio, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Luke Benward, Georgie Flores, Dove Cameron
|Screenplay||Kristin Hahn, from the novel by Julie Murphy|
|Editing||Emma E. Hickox|
|Produced by||COTA Films, Echo Films|
IMDB page | FPB Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Low impact infrequent bad language used in exclamation and frustration.|
|Violence||Low impact infrequent and brief scene of implied violence|
|Prejudice||Fairly frequent low impact thematic prejudice presented as pre-conceived judgement about plus sized girls and women.|
|Comments||The material contains complex and mature themes with a mild to moderate impact exploring a will to change perceptions about plus sized people being discriminated from entering beauty pageant competitions, the will and hard work to succeed as plus sized pageant queens when all odds are against you, debunking societal expectations regarding beauty, dealing with insecurities, facing rejection based on a body weight, persistence, determination to make it, courage to win, being in a movement against patriarchy, breaking boundaries, seeking revenge , mother and daughter strained relationship and making amendments and passion for country music. These themes deals with changing negative perception, presented sensitively with positive resolutions and educational messages. The complexities and maturity of these themes may confuse distress or upset children under the age of 10 years. Parental guidance is advised for children aged 10 to 12 years to unpack the context and complexities of the themes. |
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)|
|Suggested age limit||Positive messages||Positive role models|
|Consumerism||Drinking, drugs, smoking|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarHollywood Reporter||10|
|24.comGabi Zietsman ||15|
|CommonSenseMedia (USA)Renee Schonfeld ||15|
|What the People say|
|Average .. 69%||14|
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