Rhapsody in Blue
Rhapsody in Blue (2001)

This lavish film biography of legendary American composer George Gershwin traces Gershwin's rise from a "song plugger" for a Manhattan music-publishing company to the heights of international fame and fortune.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 24, 1991
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

The music is glorious, but the biopic is pedestrian and fictionlaized to a fault, and Robert Alda as the genius George Gerhsiwn is too bland

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Dennis Schwartz
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It's the usual inaccurate Hollywood biopic.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Typical Hollywoodized biopic with some amazing moments.

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jay nixon
Worthless as biography but what great music and Alexis Smith is always worth watching.