Burlesque

 (14,908)6.41 h 59 min2010X-RayPG-13
A small town singer (Christina Aguilera) moves to the big city for her chance at stardom when she discovers Burlesque, a glamorous nightclub packed with dancers, sizzling musical numbers, and an owner (Cher) in need of a star.
Directors
Steve Antin
Starring
CherChristina AguileraEric Dane
Genres
DramaArts, Entertainment, and Culture
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Cam GigandetJulianne HoughAlan CummingKristen BellStanley TucciPeter Gallagher
Producers
Donald De Line
Studio
Screen Gems
Rating
PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languagenuditysexual content
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4.8 out of 5 stars

14908 global ratings

  1. 88% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 7% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 3% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 1% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 1% of reviews have 1 stars

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Leila LodencraftReviewed in the United States on April 30, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
A fun feel-good musical with powerful singers.
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I love this silly movie. Oh, it's fluff and formula, the romance is sappy and predictable, the save at the end was anticipated in that this movie simply couldn't end any other way. Despite that, I still love it. Why? Well the costumes, the choreography, the music and most of all, two powerful voices, Chistina's and Cher's. The movie is worth watching just to hear Christina Aquilar sing Tough Love. So, yeah, I give it 5 out 5.

Not every movie has to be powerful or meaningful. A movie and and sometimes should be just a great romp in the park. This one is.
65 people found this helpful
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on September 23, 2018
1.0 out of 5 stars
forced ads
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Picture is great, sound is great and really fun video. But, they made it where you are forced to sit through a bunch of ads before you can see anything. I'm not talking about a minute or two but one after another of full length ads and the menu is disabled. After about 30 minutes of this stupidity I can finally watch the video that I paid for. Pop the disc out to look at something else and you want to go back, you start all over again. would have given it 5 stars otherwise.
17 people found this helpful
stamps16Reviewed in the United States on June 11, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Cabaret meets Chicago on Broadway?
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Did the writers of this monstrosity even know what burlesque was? A burlesque show included a variety of acts (comics, singers) held together by strip acts. In this film, a burlesque show was portrayed as a series of dance numbers performed by beautiful young dancers of Broadway caliber. The choreography (and the club decoration) was shamelessly taken from the Bob Fosse musicals. Save your time. Watch Cabaret (1972) and Chicago (2002).
5 people found this helpful
sefriendlyguyReviewed in the United States on March 4, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
MUSIC AND CAST GREAT!!
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IF THERE WAS MORE THAN A 5 , I WOULD GIVE IT,
BETWEEN ALL THE GREAT CAST OF ACTORS AND ACTRESSES AND THE GREAT MUSIC
THIS MOVIE IS SO WORTH THE WATCH AND LISTEN BOTH
THE STORY STARTS IN A LITTLE TOWN OF IOWA IN A LITTLE DINER
WHERE ALI(CHRISTIAN AGUILAR) IS THE WAITRESS ANS HER BOSS IS BEHIND ON PAYING HIS HELP
SHE DECIDES SHE WANTS SOMETHING BETTER FOR HERSELF, SHE TAKES THE MONEY THATS OWNED TO HER ONLY
AND BUYS A TICKETT TO L.A, WHERE SHE STARTS LOOKING FOR A JOB,
NOT JUST ANY JOB , HER DREAM, SINGING, ACTING, SHE RUNS THROUGH LOTS OF ADS
AND ONE DAY AS SHE US WALKING IN L.A, SHE SEES THE BUILDING WITH PICTURES OF SINGERS
AND ITS CALLED BURLESQUE, SO SHE GOES IN ASK TO TALK THE MANGER HIRING
THE PERSON IS THE OWNER (CHER) AND SHE HAS NO TIME FOR HER NOR IS SHE HIRING RIGHT NOW
AND SHE HAS TIME TO LISTEN, SO ALI WATCHES THE SHOW AND DURING IT SHE DECIDES
THIS IS WHERE SHE WANTS TO BE, SINGING, DANCING WHATEVER IT TAKES
SO AS THE SHOW GOES ON , SHE DECIDES TO MAKE HER SELF THE WAITRESS AND S HE DOS THAT
AND CHER LISTENS AND TELLS HER LEARN THE PARTS AND WE WILL SEE LATER
THAT LATER NEVER CAME AND CHER NEVER WANTED TO LISTEN.
WATCH THE SHOW ANS LISTEN TO THE MUSIC AND SEE HOW ALI GETS HER SHOOT
ITS NOT THE NORMAL WAY, SO BE EXPECTING A SURPRISE,
THERE ARE LOTS OF POPULAR STARS IN THE MOVIE , ITS A LONG WAYS FROM BEING BORING
IF, I DID NOT KNOW BETTER, I WOULD HAVE THOUGHT, THIS WAS A RAGS TO RICHES SHOW, BUT , THAT'S ONLY PART OF IT, CHER COULD LOOSE THE PLACE AND THERE IS ALWAYS THE BAD GUY, THAT WANTS TO RUIN
SOMEONE HOPES AND DREAMS, YOU WILL NOT BE SORRY!!
9 people found this helpful
Ron SwisherReviewed in the United States on January 18, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
WOW! I thought movie would put me to sleep.
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First, this is not Sound of Music, but what is. The story line is predictable, The characters are a little flimsy. You know, good girl, bad girl, a man who is confused, a woman trying to save her dream. But this movie shows how it should be done. Music is great, dancing even better. Plot? Who cares. This movie can brighten every day.
16 people found this helpful
Brian & NadineReviewed in the United States on July 16, 2018
3.0 out of 5 stars
jack is a pervert or the actor who plays jack is....haha
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not bad a film, the music was great, the burlesque routines were amazing, i personally did not care for the story i found it kind of weak. we found the character played by Kristen bell to be overwhelmingly dissatisfying and the character jack was annoying, i don't know if it was written that he leer at Christina Aguileras breasts in nearly every scene or if that was just something actor cam gigandet couldnt stop doing, but it becomes hilariously noticeable throughout the film. but literally in every scene that was not a close up shot he would leer at her breasts any chance he could. i kid you not. we ended up making a game out of it towards the end and started counting how many times he would look down in a scene which took away from the movie but was entertaining in itself. lol
11 people found this helpful
BodhiReviewed in the United States on July 22, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
ABSOLUTELY FABOLOUS A DON'T WANT TO MISS MOVIE !!!!
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Christina will blow your zippers like an atomic drone just flew between your legs. I am not talking sex power I am talking amazing acting power and singing dynamite. Unexpected, powerful, surprising, so satisfying it's worth watching ten times in a row. Please do yourself a favor and click yes on this one. It's orgasmic from every angle, promised !!!
if you don't like it send me a message and I will refund the ticket.
Whoops, there wasn't one. OK, I will pay for the popcorns.
No really, enjoy it and have fun!
With love,
Bodhi
4 people found this helpful
R. JonesReviewed in the United States on October 8, 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
Defecetive Product
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I ordered a BLU-RAY + DVD combo pack. Even though the Disk was in a sealed container, the blu-ray disk was not in the plastic container after I opened it. To make matters worse the dvd disk was defective. This is the first time that an Amazon product was a total loss. Not bothering to get it replaced, will just throw it out.
3 people found this helpful
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