Hear My Song
Hear My Song (1991)

Hear My Song is an endearing, off-beat comedy about a hustling London nightclub owner named Mickey O'Neill (Adrian Dunbar) who books impostors into his failing club. Desperate to revive the fortunes of his nightclub, he books Mr. X,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 6, 1992
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

A thoroughly original romantic comedy.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Hear My Song isn't much more than an anecdote, but the actors lend this sweet, delicate wisp of a movie a surprisingly large spirit.

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Angie Errigo
Empire Magazine

Completely disarming and absolutely delicious.

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Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer

The many charms of Hear My Song hinge on its deft balance of the puckish humor of the present situation and a genuine sense of loss and roads not taken in the past.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Beatty does much to stem the tide of sentiment in a tough, grounded portrayal of the real Locke, a man of substance and self-awareness firmly entrenched in another life. But by the final reels, it's become too much.

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Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

What makes these scenes work is the movie's sense of showmanship -- director Peter Chelsom shares Mickey's shameless, entertainment-at-any cost instincts.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Such an unalloyed joy is this Anglo-Irish comedy that it recalls the great Ealing classics of the '50s.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

It's hard to fathom why this film was received so warmly. Despite Beatty's sterling performance, the overall tone is one of maudlin blarney.

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People Magazine

Beatty brings great comic flair and vulnerability to his role as a pub-crawling, poker-playing, handkerchief-waving singer on the lam, who is, in his own way, on the level.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Not particularly memorable for me.