Joyful Noise

Synopsis: "Joyful Noise" is the story of a small town choir out to win a national competition despite overwhelming odds. A story of faith and determination by the choir leaders (Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton) and the young talent who give their all to win God's praise and beat the competition for the grand prize.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Director(s): Todd Graff
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
118 min

of your generous support.

In fact, I don't think we'd be able

to stay open without you.


...that's our decision.

Caleb, what is your country ass eating?

- Pig and pickle mash. You want some?

- Ugh, get that mess out of my face.

Caleb, you are so country... have been married three times

and still have the same in-laws.

Ha-ha! She said he been married

three times and still got the same in-laws.

Small town, big family.

That's just the law of averages.

- He said, "That's just the law of averages."

- Devonne...

- we look deaf to you?

- Oh!

Hey, there she is.

All right, heh, all right.

But, altos, y'all have to look at me

when y'all singing.

I know y'all feeling the spirit, but Jesus

don't know where the cut-offs are.

Look, you all sing as well as I know you can

and we finally gonna whoop Baylor Sykes...

...and that Detroit choir

in the national semifinals.

Pfft. We've been saying that

for four years.

Devonne, save time, see it my way.


Look, y'all, I know y'all miss Bernie.

So do I.

Those are some mighty big shoes to fill.

But I like to think he is right

on my shoulder...

...guiding my hands, urging us on.

What do y'all say?

Y'all with me?

- Pacashau, y'all with me?

- We with you.


- Pacashau.

- That's what I'm talking about.

Well, don't you look as happy

as a puppy wagging two tails.

I did not ask to be made choir director.

Please, Vi, I have known you

for a minute.

The council chose me over you.

When foxes pack the jury box,

the chicken's always guilty.

And when folks get too wrapped up

in themselves...

...they make very small packages.

Olivia, go check on your brother.

He better not be in that car.

What are you doing out here?

It's freezing.

Why do you have those sunglasses on?

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Todd Graff

Todd Graff (born October 22, 1959) is an American actor, writer and director, best known for his 2003 independent film Camp and his role as Alan "Hippy" Carnes in the 1989 science fiction film The Abyss. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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