Overall Rank: 13362
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 33
Theatrical Release Date: 06/22/1977
Genre: Drama, Musical
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Martin Scorsese
Actors: Liza Minnelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus, Mary Kay Place, Georgie Auld
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Jase - wrote on 04/15/2012
This is probably the most yawn-inducing musical ever.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 11/25/2011
Sort of a lackluster, quasi-musical from Scorsese. De Niro is decently emotive, but the film gets pretty talky at times and drags for long periods. Definitely not one of Scorsese's more "visionary" films.
Allison - wrote on 05/03/2008
Overall, I can see how it flopped and isn't why of Scorsese's great movies. I have never been a huge fan of Liza Minnelli though. I don't know why. She has a good voice. She's Judy's daughter. However, she just doesn't do it for me. Robert de Niro plays an angry guy and it sort of seemed like a pre-cursor to Raging Bull.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 03/03/2013
The story of a talented ill-tempered saxophonist Jimmy Doyle (Robert De Niro) and singer Francine Evans (Liza Minnelli). Lengthily musical which drags back and forth with the relationship aspect and musical numbers. Plot incoherent, scattered direction and dialogues were iffy. The director tries to stumble into unfamiliar territory after the spellbinding gem if Taxi Driver. Uninteresting characters and sudden sequences of song and dance sequences (When Francine's career takes off) just prolongs the story. This dull picture shows that Scorsese has faith in De Niro with the pairing of Minnelli, which in effect just fails. One will question at times as to what happened to Doyle during the "Happy Endings" song number, or how dumb Jimmy was the he treated hs pregnant wife. The only …
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