Overall Rank: 5023
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 68
Theatrical Release Date: 11/24/2010
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/01/2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Steve Antin
Actors: Kristen Bell, Cam Gigandet, Stanley Tucci, Cher, Julianne Hough, Christina Aguilera
Plot: An aging Burlesque Lounge in L.A. finds itself on the brink of collapse - with the troupe caught up in their own problems and businessman threatening to pull the rug out in comes small-town girl Ali Rose. A waitress at the club, she soon finds her calling on stage where her voice may be the ticket the aging club needs to survive. -- Chris Kavan
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Camper - wrote on 07/02/2013
This came on TV the other day and I was like "Hey, I liked Chicago, maybe this will sort of be like that." It wasn't. It was probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen. Christina Aguilera can sing but she really shouldn't act.
Rod - wrote on 05/13/2011
"Burlesque" is a musical drama of Ali (Christina Aguilera) who takes her chance on L.A. On that club which is threatened by a businessman. Until everyone have their eyes on Ali, waitress turned somebody doing the show on stage. I love musical. This one seems off the track. I can't convince myself Christina Aguilera's acting can go a long way- she's not terrible at least. Too much story in it. I'm sure the script was really for TV- not a movie. The production numbers worked well, but I only really appreciate were the "welcome to burlesque..." and the last song.
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Alex - wrote on 12/04/2010
An entertaining musical that gets the job done. Aguilera is not a bad actress and neither is Cher. So if you like sexy, singing, musicals this is a good one to see.
Granted, there were plenty of cheesy parts to turn many people off but let's be honest here. This is a musical starring Christina Aguilera and Cher. It's entertainment, not storytelling. Most of the cast is good and the dancing is super sexy. Bottom line is that I liked it enough though I don't think it is worthy of any awards (even in the musical or comedy category) but it is infinitely better than Mama Mia! and Dreamgirls.
The story is very typical of any many chick flicks (Coyote Ugly comes to mind) and the actions that occur are also very typical (guy and girl fall in love...blah blah blah). But the dancing and …
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