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Joyful Noise Opens No. 3, Gets Mixed Reviews

"It is frequently loud and not always intelligible," one reviewer writes.

Despite a huge press push from star Dolly Parton, opening weekend for Joyful Noise didn't have producers jumping for joy.

The film, co-starring Queen Latifah, took in $13.8 million in ticket sales, good for third place behind Mark Wahlberg's Contraband and the 3-D reissue of 1991's Beauty and the Beast, which each took in more than $20 million.

Reviewers shared filmgoers' lack of enthusiasm.

Entertainment Weekly gave the movie a B-.

A San Fransico Chronicle reviewer wrote, "Here's a film that makes a happy ruckus. . . . Like most ruckuses, it is frequently loud and not always intelligible."

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