Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away
Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)

From the big top to the big screen, visionary filmmaker James Cameron and director Andrew Adamson (Shrek, Narnia) invite you and your family on an all new 3D adventure: Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away. A young couple who is separated, must… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 12, 2013
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

For older kids or grown-ups who've dreamed of joining the circus, it's a wildly imaginative treat.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

What the movie lacks, unfortunately, is coherence.

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Dave White's a tourism brochure, a very long, very sparkly infomercial for one-handed pushups...

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

This big-screen vehicle for the popular performance troupe would be more bearable if the exhibitors passed out earplugs along with the 3-D glasses.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cirque du Soleil: World's Away" is a rare entertainment, being for the benefit of everyone.

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Jim Schembri

Designed as pure confection for the eyes, this largely wordless fare is perfect for kids (how many G-rated films are there around?) and for any stressed-out office worker eager for something to unwind to.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

It's refreshing to sit back and bask in the sheer joy with which these brightly costumed, stunningly agile performers navigate fire, water and air.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

Even if the film is no substitute for the real thing, it is at least an effective advertisement.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

The miracle of the live Cirque du Soleil experience simply does not translate into film. I felt as though I had been invited to an extravagant banquet and while I was able to admire what was on offer, I never got close enough to satisfy my appetite

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
Ok, for starters this isn't really a movie, as it's a compilation of performances strung together giving you the experience of one of these shows.… More
Alice Shen
Mesmerizing acrobatics that would undoubtedly be better in a live theatre. The star-crossed lovers frame story of Mia and the Aerialist is pretty bland, but… More