Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2014)

Shep Gordon is the consummate Hollywood insider. Though he isn't a household name, Gordon has become a beacon in the industry, beloved by the countless stars he has encountered throughout his storied career. Shep is known for managing… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 7, 2014
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Its unabashedly positive tone may strike some viewers as disingenuous, but even if Supermensch doesn't tell the whole story, it's an undeniably entertaining one.

Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Slickly directed by actor Mike Myers, it intersperses Gordon's sunny reminiscences with testimony from an army of A-list clients and celebrity pals. Admittedly, there are great stories here.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

How can you not love this guy, this story?

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Tony Stamp
Flicks.co.nz

The stories are great... the kind of crazy Hollywood tales that could've only happened in the '70s.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It may leave you asking: Why did I just watch that old guy's birthday tape?

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

For all the love emanating from client-pals Michael Douglas, Sylvester Stallone, Emeril Lagasse, and Steven Tyler, there's a sadness to this movie that remains just off camera.

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Tom Clift
Concrete Playground

You may not have heard of this Hollywood legend, but you definitely know a few of his famous friends.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

Yes, there is some gravity in the film, but mostly it's the rock-and-roll story of a rock-and-roll life (even though one of his favorite clients was Canadian folk singer Anne Murray).

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Jeff Albertson
Seattle Times

Mike Myers makes his directorial debut by chronicling the fascinating life of one of Hollywood's most fabled raconteurs and charismatic talent managers.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

The absurdly-paraphrased version of the story we come away with is that Gordon is the nicest guy to ever have worked in Hollywood and that good things happen to good people.

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