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The Jacksons: An American DreamAll about the singing Jacksons — and the prices they paid for fame — this show-biz saga serves up its share of genre clichés. What gives ...The Jacksons: An American DreamTV Movie, Music, Drama, BiopicUnratedAll about the singing Jacksons — and the prices they paid for fame — this show-biz saga serves up its share of genre clichés. What gives ...1993-02-26

The Jacksons: An American Dream

Genre: TV Movie, Music, Drama, Biopic; Starring: Angela Bassett, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs; Director: Karen Arthur; Broadcaster: ABC; MPAA Rating: Unrated

All about the singing Jacksons — and the prices they paid for fame — this show-biz saga serves up its share of genre clichés. What gives The Jacksons: An American Dream an edge is its balanced depiction of the bad times at home. A sugarcoated happy ending only slightly fudges this dysfunctional-family portrait. B-

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