Cabin in the Sky
Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Mortally shot at a crap game, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson gets a six-month Heavenly reprieve thanks to prayers from wife and True Believer Ethel Waters, but Rex Ingram's "Lucifer Jr." has a secret weapon in the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Lustrous, gospel-folklore retelling of Faust

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Minnelli's feature debut was MGM's first all-black musical since Vidor's Hallellujah!, a stylized fable boasting great performances from Lena Horne, in her first major role, and Ethel waters, as her nemesis.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Forget the story -- just relish the stars.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Fascinatingly stylized musical.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Vincente Minnelli's enjoyable directorial debut.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

All-black 1943 musical and moralistic fable.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Top-notch musical with great performances.

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Linda K. T.
If you like musicals and stories about heaven and hell, this film will be something to experience.