That's Entertainment
That's Entertainment (1974)

It's ironic that MGM, in such dire financial straits in 1974 that it was selling its fabled back lot and auctioning off artifacts from past movie triumphs, enjoyed one of its biggest box-office hits with That's Entertainment, a… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: October 12, 2004
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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

'Boy, do we need it now' was catchphrase when this MGM musical salute was first released--and it stands even more today.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Like no other industry, Hollywood has the unique ability to celebrate itself

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's good, but contrary to the onscreen evidence, MGM did not make all the best musicals.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...great singing and dancing, among the greatest ever put on film.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The cinematic equivalent of a sustained two-hour orgasm, That's Entertainment! is pure pleasure from first frame to last.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Pleasingly sentimental.

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Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

That's Entertainment! cannot and is not a substitute for seeing the musicals themselves, in their entirety.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Sure, it's just a video compilation piece, no different than something the History Channel might've produced, but if one has grown up watching the… More
Brian R
You talk about a great musical compilation film? This one is definetly it. It is one of the best's films I have ever seen. Audiences will never look at… More
AJ Verser
This is a fantastic compilation of musical and comedy numbers from movies of the 40s and 50s, with all the big stars from the era as well. I bet if I watched… More
Anthony Valletta
Fun.
Jennifer Xu
Sometimes all you need is a bunch of old film clips and a handful of aging stars to create a masterpiece. This was truly the Golden Age of Hollywood. I NEED to… More