All That Jazz Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1279

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 61

Theatrical Release Date: 12/20/1979

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Bob Fosse

Actors: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ben Vereen, Ann Reinking, Cliff Gorman

Plot: Bob Fosse wrote and directed this somewhat biopic - replacing himself with Joe Gideon, a chain-smoking, drug-abusing, womanizing and struggling father - whose lifestyles is literally putting him in an early grave. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/04/2019

Featuring electrifying dance scenes, vicious editing, and the heart and soul of show business, "All That Jazz" is a surreal and unique performing arts drama.

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woody - wrote on 01/27/2011

This high-concept Bob Fosse public self-glorification/flagellation has fascinated me since I first saw it on the big screen. It's garish, jarring, and, in places, forced. But I still always enjoy it, beginning to end.

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revmem - wrote on 04/23/2010

Fascinating and memorable supposedly semiautobiographical movie spoiled somewhat by a ponderous ending. 3-1/2 stars to the beginning of the end, 1 star for the last half hour.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/08/2017

"At least I don't have to lie to you anymore"

"All That Jazz" might be one of the best films I've seen in awhile. Depressing but brilliant . Taking the Broadway style of regret and death by making it so captivating. Director Bob Fosse takes the most negative parts of his life in the musical business and leaves a lasting memory into this masterpiece.

A unique character study of Joe Gideon (played flawlessly by Roy Scheider), he directs and writes Broadway musicals. While also has sex with every woman he can, smokes a lot and I do mean A LOT. He's very unstable and I will leave it as that. However, I will leave you with this, it's Roy Scheider best performance of his entire career.

Everything from the superb editing, characters, and the opening scene are on another level of …

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