Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Did You Know?
The scene with Will and Candee Disch, where Will tears the scarves she is using for her magic trick, was completely real. See more
When Ellen runs upstairs to get Will for the first day of school (18:27), Ellen's in one outfit -jean skirt and halter top- and then later shown at school in an entirely different outfit -jean overalls and t shirt. She had enough time to change herself, but not wait for Will to change. See more
Callie is doing the pageant this year. Will's mom is the pageant director. She was Miss Teen Bluebonnet in 1991.
Rosie Dickson's your mom? Really?
Far as I know.
Hey, maybe sometime Elle Belle and I could come over and I could ask your mom some questions about the pageant. You know, just casually.
Well, unfortunately, my mom's not home all that much. She's either at pageant meetings or at the nursing home wiping old peoples' butts. It's what happens to a lot of ex-beauty queens.
Referenced in 75th Golden Globe Awards
Written by Dolly Parton
and Linda Perry
Produced by Linda Perry
Performed by Dolly Parton
Courtesy of Dolly Records See more