A Chorus Line Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 6110

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 24

Theatrical Release Date: 12/10/1985

Language: English

Genre: Musical, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Richard Attenborough

Actors: Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges, Michael Douglas, Jan Gan Boyd, Sharon Brown, Gregg Burge

Plot: Follows a group of hopeful dancers as the audition for a demanding director for an upcoming new musical. -- Chris Kavan

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A singular sensation?

kcvidkid - wrote on 12/16/2008

Am I gay, or what?

Of the few childhood events I can remember 30 years later, seeing "A Chorus Line" live on stage is one of them. During all those years, I think at any point I could have sung word-for-word "Tits & Ass" or "One". Something about the musical resonated in ways I would not realize until much too late.

My point is that I can't be too objective in judging the 1985 film version: no matter how bad it may be, I just couldn't hate it.

But being as honest as I can with myself, I will admit that it's not a great movie. On one hand, watching it today, I experienced the opposite reaction I had to "Mamma Mia!". In both cases, I had the wonderful songs stuck in my head for days. But where I loathed "Mamma Mia!", I loved "A Chorus Line". (Please let the only …

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