A Chorus Line
A Chorus Line (1985)

In the cinema adaptation of what was arguably Broadway's hottest hit during the '80s, several performers reveal to the director (Michael Douglas) their motivations for acting while rehearsing for a song-and-dance chorus line.

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 15, 2003
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

probably worked much better as a live production

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S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Sexy Broadway classic gets disappointing 1980s remake.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

You'll be crying "uncle" long before those gams are flashed.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

'A Chorus Line' will certainly give people who think they want a career in dance some idea of whether they're up to the challenge. And the rest of the audience will never look at a musical chorus line the same way.

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Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com

They should've just left it on Broadway

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"astonishingly, it throws out just about everything that made the show a classic"

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Misconceived and poorly executed by director Richard (Gandhi) Attenborough, who turns the Broadway smash hit musical into a total bore.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A Chorus Line vividly conveys the anxiety and hopefulness of dancers trying out for a Broadway musical

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

They did the best they could ... which (unfortunately) isn't all that great.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Byron Brubaker
I recently saw a 30 minute excerpt of the play at a community theater conference. This got my wife and I interested in watching the DVD. Unfortunately, some… More
Krystle Chow
Really, really, REALLY cheesy. I also wasn't a fan of how they switched some of the songs to fit in their bad '80s versions with disgusting… More
meril lupin
Good fun, lovable characters, fantastic dance. Cop out of a story, but hey it's Broadway. Worth the watch. P. S. The DVD box looks like shit.
Sunil Jawahir
Wow. This needs to be remade badly. Such high potential that doesn't deliver on film.