Young@Heart
Young@Heart (2007)

The Young@Heart Chorus is a vocal group from Northampton, MA, who have earned an international reputation for their unique interpretations of songs by Sonic Youth, the Ramones, and the Clash. However, this isn't a teenage garage band… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 16, 2008
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Full of endearing characters, this doc about a choir of "seniors behaving badly" is uplifting and delightful.

Tom Huddlestone
Time Out

Sure, these 'zesty', 'lively' old folks are enjoying themselves. The question is why on earth we should be expected to watch.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

An undeniably sweet mix of disarming honesty, inspired gumption and brutal reality, Young@Heart somehow manages to avoid the maudlin while enhancing the obvious with its portrait of a chorus of senior citizens who sing contemporary rock songs.

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Dan Jardine
Cinemania

Ya gotta love these guys! How could you NOT love these guys?

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Eric D. Snider
Film.com

A more genuinely sweet and uplifting documentary I have not seen in quite a while.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

What makes Young@Heart such an ingratiating experience goes far deeper than the novelty of seeing old people singing hard rock tunes.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

This film shows the triumph of the human spirit and the strength of will.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Young@Heart is nothing less than an ode to joy.

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Tom Horgen
Minneapolis Star Tribune

In many ways, this serious side of Young@Heart is what ultimately makes the film memorable.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Despite the director's smarmy narration and interviews, the bemused equanimity of these folks who've seen it all could inspire each of us to what "we can can" do as we age.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Perry
A touching documentary about the unlikeliest of American institutions, a chorus group from New England made up of seniors that performs an annual show,… More
Nate Zoebl
[COLOR=DarkRed][FONT=Arial]Old people and rock and roll seem like contradictory terms. It's easier to imagine a 70-something grandma listening to the… More
Wahida K
You're Never Too Old To Rock.
Mark Abell
A group of senior citizens who sing rock and roll music to the delight of audiences around the world are captured in this terrific documentary. The film follows… More
Mark Hobin
Documentary about a choir group from Northampton, Massachusetts, average age 80, that sing rock & roll tunes. Overly precious, even condescending,… More
Chihoe Ho
This poignant documentary made me truly feel young @ heart. The buildup to the chorus' big night is well chronicled, and has its fair share of ups and… More