Overall Rank: 13928
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 15
Theatrical Release Date: 03/07/2014
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 05/20/2014
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Eugenio Mira
Actors: Elijah Wood, John Cusack, Dee Wallace, Tamsin Egerton, Alex Winter, Kerry Bishé
Plot: A pianist has been out of the spotlight due to his stage fright, but is set to finally make his return. But as he walk to the piano to begin he spies a note... and even as he plays a patient, deadly man plays his own game. -- Chris Kavan
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Amber - wrote on 04/23/2014
I was so disappointed in this movie! The suspense was good but on the whole, it was way too short. This story had so much potential to be a great film yet they did nothing. Elijah Wood's character was not truly believable. The ending leaves you with more questions than answers.
Snoogans - wrote on 03/15/2014
Unexpectedly good thriller in the vein of Hitchcock. 'Grand Piano' is tightly wound, fast paced, and has a short runtime. All of these factors aid in the film's success to sustain it's tension throughout. The life-or-death dilemma coincides with the main character's piano skills to create a mounting pressure that flows evenly between the music and the action. The story is so precise and contained, leaving no room for plot holes amidst a premise that could've easily become ludicrous. I was impressed and entertained.
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smeagol - wrote on 04/13/2014
This was a rubbish and a some what silly idea for afilm with no pay off. for your time watching. the ending is one of the worst ever.
its the same kind of story a the movie phone booth but this time with a guy playing a piano to a audience.
Toby maguire plays the piano player. who has john cusack talking in his ear telling him to play certain chords or he will kill his wife in the audience. that's basically the whole film. after a boring start that's the rest of it
cusack has mainly a voice role in this with just a 5 minute scene at the end,
This is one of those movies where you feel cheated when it ends and wonder why on earth they made it.
Toby is good but none of these actors can save this movie from being just plain silly and robs the audience of any decent pay off.
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