Woodstock - 3 Days of Peace & Music
Woodstock - 3 Days of Peace & Music (1970)

This iconic musical documentary covers the three-day 1969 music festival on the property of Max Yasger's farm that symbolized the late 1960s in terms of musical, social and political ideology of the era. American audiences are… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 25, 1997
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Few documentaries have captured a time and place more completely, poignantly, and for that matter, entertainingly.

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Phil Hall
EDGE Boston

A funky curio that defines the mood and spirit of its time, but which seems dated in many good and bad ways.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Everyone is there, from Wavy Gravy to Janis.

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Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Those who do appear are good, with some for the ages.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

If the film isn't the best rock documentary of the best rock concert of all time, it will do until something better comes along.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Wonderful document of its era; music reigns supreme still

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A seminal docu on any number of levels, musically, sociologically, and historically, Woodstock is a unique chronicle, at once summing up the zeitgeist and signaling the end of an era; for once Oscar voters were right.

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Pete Croatto
Filmcritic.com

a dazzling reminder of a simpler, younger time and the brief promise it attained.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

A fascinating time capsule


Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Many documentaries begin from the awkward position that can be described as " I am showing you something" or "I am teaching you something"… More
Unknown Hobo
I could literally watch this movie every day and it is not just for the music. The actual documentary, that I think a lot of pretentious viewers over look, is a… More
Lucas Martins
Poignantly, magical and entertaining, Woodstock it's an unforgettable trip to the 60's. With precious footages, director Michael Wadleigh, in his best… More
AJ Verser
This is actual footage from Woodstock, if you love 60s rock and roll or just want to know what it was like to be there, this is the movie for you. It's… More
Dan Schultz
A beautiful, transcendent, enormously important film about music, culture, passion, and people, and how for three days in 1969 more than 500,000 people came… More
Mark Hobin
Sprawling, historically significant documentary about the concert that occurred on Max Yasgur's farm at Bethel, New York in August 1969. This chronicle… More