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Year
2016
Runtime
128 min.
Director
Damien Chazelle
Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy, Musical, Music
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
412,849
Checks
17,036
Favs
1,804
Dislikes
237
Favs/checks
10.6% (1:9)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. vfd88's avatar

    vfd88

    I wanted them to start the film over the second it had ended. Magnificent. 4 years 4 months ago
  2. Carota's avatar

    Carota

    I wanted to hate it but I failed. 4 years 1 month ago
  3. Aniform's avatar

    Aniform

    In all honesty, I wanted to enjoy this, but I just found it boring. I'll sit through tons of movies other people might find boring and love them, but this just left me waiting for something to make me care. Some moment of frisson or magic that made me get involved, but I found myself finding it lackluster. I mean, the singing wasn't pretty in the least, the songs didn't move me. I mean, I'm not saying I don't respect that the actors used their own voices, but it just wasn't catchy to me at all. Nothing ever felt high stakes emotional, it was kind of dull. Did they delve into anything, really? Was there anything special here? I just don't see it. I couldn't relate to these characters for the most part. And, that sort of "what if" ending, what for? I mean, sure, it's humanly relatable, but it didn't strike me as special enough to be there.

    All my other comments aside, I just had no enjoyment watching this. I kept waiting for just one thing that might sweep me off my feet. It could have contained 5 seconds of something special and I would probably have liked this movie, but I never got it. I felt like a depressed person watching this film, just staring at the screen expressionless for 2 hours.

    I didn't hate this movie, I'd say I was pretty much apathetic to it. Which is extremely, extremely, rare for me.
    4 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #7 in IMDb's Musical Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #17 in Reddit Top 250
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  3. This movie ranks #18 in IMDb's Music Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #55 in A.V. Club's The Best Movies of the 2010s
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  5. This movie ranks #67 in Rotten Tomatoes's Top 100 Movies of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #71 in BAFTA Award - Best Film
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  7. This movie ranks #90 in Time Out's The 100 Best Romantic Films
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  8. This movie ranks #117 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
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  9. This movie ranks #119 in Academy Award - Best Cinematography
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  10. This movie ranks #140 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  11. This movie ranks #145 in Golden Globe Award - Best Motion Picture
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  12. This movie ranks #261 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
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  13. This movie ranks #537 in Academy Award - Best Picture Nominees
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  14. This movie ranks #835 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
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  15. This movie ranks #982 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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