And the Band Played On
And the Band Played On (1993)

The late journalist Randy Shilts' best-selling book on the burgeoning AIDS crisis was adapted for cable TV by Arnold Schulman. In 1981, researchers begin discerning a mysterious new disease that apparently affects only homosexual males… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 5, 2001
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com

No production could accurately reproduce Randy Shilts' chilling account of the early days of AIDS, but this comes close.

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

An all-star ensemble works wonders in this heart-breaking adaptation.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Pretty powerful TV film about the AIDS epidemic and government inaction.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Earnest but still moving. Gere and Headly are great.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
A wonderful film. HBO never lets me down.
Sunil Jawahir
A bit dated mainly because of the actors. I was impressed but the emotional part of the story kinda veers of course and the movie starts focusing more on who… More
Keysha H
This film chronicles the history of HIV and AIDS. Everyone should watch this moving film!
Leo L
A great film.
Andreia Cordeiro
so sad, but so true
Nate Harris
Not bad, although it was more a Lifetime movie than an actual film. Still, holds up surprisingly well.

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