‘American Idol’ Recap: Finalists Turn In Breakthrough Performances On Movie Night

Jena Irene, Malaya Watson and MK stand out as finalists take on tunes from 'Frozen' to '27 Dresses.'

After several weeks of shaky performances, the “American Idol” finalists came to life on Wednesday.

All it took to wake them up was a trip to the movies, as the top 11 tackled the theme Songs from the Cinema, singing songs either written for or heavily featured in movies. They covered tunes from “Frozen” and “Skyfall” to, um, “27 Dresses,” and here’s how the night played out:

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