Rhinestone (1984)

After a big-time country singer brags that she can turn anybody into a country-singin' star, she must attempt to make good on her boast with a cab driver. He's scheduled to sing at a NYC country night club, and she puts her powers… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 20, 1984
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Variety Staff

Effortlessly living up to its title, Rhinestone is as artificial and synthetic a concoction as has ever made its way to the screen.

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People Magazine

This is a charming movie, spunky and full of surprising fun.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a disastrous mess...

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The center part of the film -- the country "training" sessions -- could have been fun if they'd been written with a satiric edge. Unfortunately, they seem to have been written with a blunt instrument.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

A country singer wagers that she can teach her trade to a New York cabbie, with predictable results.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Stallone has managed to squeeze himself into nearly every scene, banishing Parton to the sidelines, where she comes off like a weary hostess waiting for an obnoxious drunken guest to pass out so she can put the lampshade back where it belongs...

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

As Mr. Stallone wends his way through barnyards and country cabins, the material retains some comic potential. But as the inevitable romance springs up between the two stars, their lack of rapport becomes all too noticeable.

Chuck O'Leary

A wacky cornpone comedy with some big laughs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Although there is a discernible plot, the steps along the plot are not discernible. Terrible acting and even worse singing are the most distinctive features of… More
Michael Gildea
This is one of the worst movies you will ever see in your life. Not even Dolly Parton's chest could save it.
Cindy I
Saw this trapped on an airplane over the Pacific Ocean. Jumping out of the plane was considered. How Dolly got talked into this I will never know. The idea that… More
Jamie Clarke
Let's face it a comedy/musical film about Dolly Parton making a bet to teach Sylvester Stallone country and western singing is never going to be a box… More
xGary Xx
Singularly unwatchable 80s "comedy" that's country & western cross between Fame and My Fair Lady. With Sylvester Stallone. Draw your own… More