Pink Floyd: The Wall Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1824

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 75

Theatrical Release Date: 08/13/1982

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Alan Parker

Actors: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David, Bob Hoskins, David Bingham

Plot: The trippy adaptation based on the double-album The Wall by Pink Floyed - follows the story of Pink - a burnt out rocker who has built up his own personal wall of physical and social isolation - driving himself to drugs and madness. Only by breaking this wall down can he truly be free. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 11/29/2012

Bizarre attempt to interpret the Pink Floyd album in cinematic form, Gerald Scarfe's animated sections consistently overshadow the live action which is confused and chronically depressing. Some striking imagery though.

Rating of
3/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/14/2011

You can't forget the visuals.

Rating of
2.5/4

PsychoKing1227 - wrote on 05/02/2010

Incredibly symbolic and full of poignant themes, Pink Floyd did very well with their dramatic interpretation of their like-titled album. Interesting and incredibly dark, I would recommend this to anyone who loves classic rock and disturbing images.

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Rating of
3.5/4

Hey, teachers, leave them kids alone!

Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/01/2020

"All in all, you're just another brick in the wall."

"Pink Floyd: The Wall", a compelling visual journey of the disturbed and tragic mind. It is one long music video, which is not really a negative, not with this movie.

I don't listen to a lot of Pink Floyd's music, so watching this was quite the surreal experience, but I connected and understood the surrealness to a weird extent. I think anyone who is or is not a fan will have an interesting and unique experience. Any sort of character development comes through the music, which itself tells the whole story. This will be the closest we will ever come to examine Roger Waters mindset and feelings.

The songs themselves are not only amazing, but brilliantly expressed and unequal compared to other bands. The animated sequences that …

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