Jersey Boys
Jersey Boys (2014)

Clint Eastwood's big screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of the four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic `60s rock group The Four Seasons. Their… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 20, 2014
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2014
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Critic Score: 52% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Jersey Boys is neither as inventive nor as energetic as it could be, but there's no denying the powerful pleasures of its musical moments.

Sophie Gilbert
The Atlantic

A scattered, haphazard, thoroughly confused film that can't figure out if it's meant to be a winningly cutesy musical or a gritty narrative about life in crime-ridden 1950s New Jersey.

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Christy Lemire
ChristyLemire.com

It's glossy and entertaining but also safe and conventional. If my father had lived to age 72, he would have loved this movie. This is your target audience.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

Like 'Saturday Night Fever,' 'Jersey Boys' is also about four Italian-American youths from the outer boroughs. Both films have hits that are still in America's jukeboxes.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Christopher Walken plays a gangster who can fix anything; maybe he should have taken charge of the film.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

At times the movie version of "Jersey Boys" captures the electric excitement of the musical, but for every soaring moment, there are 10 minutes of bickering or brooding.

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Russell Baillie
New Zealand Herald

For a movie about the Four Seasons, this sure lacks spring.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Jersey Boys comes to life only toward the end.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

Curiously moribund ...

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Bill Newcott
AARP Movies for Grownups

If you're a die-hard Four Seasons fan, your only complaint about Jersey Boys will be that Clint Eastwood couldn't stuff every last hit song in. But it wasn't for lack of trying - and face it, you've still got those old records at home anyway.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A dull, uninvolving and derivative biopic full of the clichés that Eastwood has by now become an expert on, and it doesn't give us any reason why this… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Bob Guadio: I never heard a voice like Franki Valli's. After eight bars, I know I need to write for this voice. I suppose it comes to no surprise that… More
Michael S
Though there is little in the way of directorial ingenuity, Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boy" is a delightfully light (R-rated) musical biopic… More
Bradley Wright
Jersey Boys has some great songs and the acting is fantastic, but its just too slow for its own good.
Mark Hobin
It's clear that Clint Eastwood doesn't understand the first thing about making a musical. He grossly mishandles the source material. What made the… More
Walter M.
As Tommy DeVito(Vincent Piazza) puts it, there were three ways to escape the tough streets of Belleville, NJ in 1951. One by army, two by crime, and three by… More