U2: Rattle and Hum
U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)

A combination concert/documentary, this focuses on the Irish band U2 and their 1988 world tour.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 4, 1988
DVD Release Date: November 23, 1999
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Swenson
United Press International

With some hard-hearted editing this might have ended up being one of the finest concert films ever, but as a feature film Rattle and Hum ends up a failure.

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Collin Souter

R&H exists as it does simply because U2 had “planned” too much ahead of time, the antithesis of spontaneity and the killjoy of documentary filmmaking.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

They're the biggest band in the world; you'd think they'd at least have something interesting to say.

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Among the best concert films ever.

Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Unsatisfying, humorless documentary on the stalwart Irish band

Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Nicely shot if not terribly innovative concert film.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Awfully preachy for a rock movie, but still has some great tunes.

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Jennifer D
This is fabulous. Beautifully recorded. With or Without You and it's subtle amazing colors brings me to my knees every single time without fail. I love… More
Andre Tavares Simoni
I love U2.Since the 80īs till now they still original and good!This movie(made for theaters) was filmed by the great director Phil Joanou in part in glorious… More

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