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Dumplin'

Dumplin'

Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
If we win I’m going to be so embarrassed...
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.

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Credits
Cast
Jennifer Aniston, Danielle Macdonald, Odeya Rush, Maddie Baillio, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Luke Benward, Georgie Flores, Dove Cameron
Director
Anne Fletcher
ScreenplayKristin Hahn, from the novel by Julie Murphy
MusicJake Monaco
CinematographyElliot Davis
EditingEmma E. Hickox
Sound formatsUnknown
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2018
Produced byCOTA Films, Echo Films

IMDB page | FPB Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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FPB Report (SA)
GenreComedy
LanguageLow impact infrequent bad language used in exclamation and frustration.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow impact infrequent and brief scene of implied violence
PrejudiceFairly frequent low impact thematic prejudice presented as pre-conceived judgement about plus sized girls and women.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThe 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 limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
What the Critics say
Cape Argus/The StarHollywood Reporter10
24.comGabi Zietsman quote icon 15
Metacritic.com15 critics10
RottenTomatoes.com39 critics13
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 15
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Renee Schonfeld quote icon 15
What the People say
Metacritic.com7 users16
RottenTomatoes.com279 users16
IMDB3918 Netizens14
Average .. 69%14


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