Crossfire Hurricane
Crossfire Hurricane (2012)

This history of the Rolling Stones features archival footage of the British rock-and-roll giant's 1960s performances, interviews with the group's members, and clips of other documentaries about the band, including Gimme Shelter… More

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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Glenn Gamboa
Newsday

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards aren't afraid to keep it real. Both show some interesting insights into their success, with Jagger revealing how he portrays a different character for each of the band's singles.

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Robert Lloyd
Los Angeles Times

he music, at least, has remained unruly. They may be an institution, but they remain just crummy enough to keep from ever seeming slick.

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Rod Lockwood
Toledo Blade

If you're expecting a comprehensive chronological cataloging of the Stones and all their exploits, prepare to be sorely disappointed.

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Leslie Felperin
Variety

This tribute to the Rolling Stones offers a blizzard of archive material nimbly sutured together with interviews with the Stones themselves, making this a succinct, officially sanctioned but not necessarily fawning history of the band.

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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle

Hurricane is a whirling impressionistic painting of the band, beautifully conveying the energy, drive and genius of the Stones, more or less chronologically within the basic flashback structure.

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Rebecca Barry
Flicks.co.nz

Hammers home [the Stones'] amazing, timeless appeal.

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David Hinckley
New York Daily News

Crossfire Hurricane, a new documentary on the first 15 years of the Rolling Stones, has passages where it lives up to the title's promise. It has other passages where it's more like a mild breeze.

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Matthew Gilbert
Boston Globe

You can almost track the arc of the Stones by studying how Jagger's face evolves over the course of the movie.

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Alan Sepinwall
HitFix

If Crossfire Hurricane doesn't offer much that's new, or tell a spellbinding story along the way, it still vividly captures how they became legends in the first place.

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To commemorate their 50th anniversary, all past and present (living) members of The Rolling Stones gathered together for audio interviews to talk about the… More
Walter M.
For the obsessive Rolling Stones fan, there may be little new of interest in the documentary "Crossfire Hurricane," made to commemorate their fiftieth… More
Cameron Johnson
"I was born in a crossfire hurricane!" Man, that line doesn't really make a whole lot of sense, unless you're high, I guess, but I love it,… More