Stoned (2005)

This is the tale of debauched 1960s rock icon, Brian Jones, the charismatic guitarist who co-founded the Rolling Stones but was fired in 1969. A few weeks later he was found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 18, 2005
DVD Release Date: July 4, 2006
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Leo Gregory's performance as Jones fails to capture his rebel charisma, and the film, like its subject, winds up all wet, floating without direction, and lifeless.

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Joel Selvin
San Francisco Chronicle

Almost so bad it's good. Almost.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

A miserable disappointment.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Even The Doors looked like a model of clarity next to this.

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John Anderson

Played with such an utter lack of charisma by Leo Gregory, Jones comes across as a rocker so drug- and ego-addled he doesn't have enough sense to lie down.

Lewis Beale
Film Journal International

Except for copious amounts of male and female nudity, Stoned has absolutely nothing to recommend it.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A flat riff on Jones's short life. You'll get the highlights but no sense of what made him special -- or what really haunted him.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

With its low budget, unadventurous script and notable lack of any Stones recordings it has the look and feel of a TV movie.

Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Never finds a way to interest us in what made Jones tick.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
This film of the final days of one of the founding members of The Rolling Stones, Brian Jones was a fairly good attempt at capturing the essence of the icon.… More
Lady D'arbanville
I didn't know too much about the death of Brian Jones before watching this film, just had an interest in the music by The Rolling Stones, so it was an… More
Sean Gillespie
Any Rolling Stones fan should see this.