Music Box
Music Box (1989)

Jessica Lange plays an attorney whose affable Hungarian-immigrant father Armin Mueller-Stahl is arrested. He is threatened with deportation for lying about his activities during World War II; part of the charge is that Mueller-Stahl was a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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DVD Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Amazingly, director Costa-Gavras and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas navigate these perilous waters smoothly.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Failed to be affecting.

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Emanuel Levy

Jessica Lange received Best Actress Oscar nomination for Costa-Gavras' improbable father-daughter political melodrama.

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Steve Rhodes
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The script by Hollywood's controversial writer Joe Eszterhas is strictly edge of the seat material.

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Cole Smithey

...a stand-alone example of a full-bodied courtroom drama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Not sure how I came across this movie to put on my list but I am glad I did/ Armin Muller-Stahl plays as usual an excellent part of a father who is accused of… More
John Ballantine
Armin Mueller Stahl is fantastic as the man who may or may not have had a despicable past. The reveal is the highlight of the film. Lange was Oscar nominated… More
Ross Collins
Yet another boring 80s courtroom drama with wooden acting, which fails to make me care about the characters or bring any suspense to the case.
Leo L
Good movie.
jay nixon
a little slow moving but fine acting and a good story make it worthwhile.