Jersey Boys Synopsis
Clint Eastwood brings the Broadway smash to the big screen in this Warner Bros. musical telling the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Jersey Boys tells a familiar story, yes — but rarely told this well and with this much heart and soul.
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80

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Eastwood may never show us his boys discovering themselves under that street lamp, but he gives us a clutch of moments worth treasuring —...
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75

Miami Herald

That built-in nostalgia is part of the reason for the success of Jersey Boys onstage and for its appeal as a movie.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
You're in that world, sucked in by the music and the performances. Appreciate the big things, but while watching, also pay attention to the...
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70

NPR

By Bob Mondello
This is a special Jersey Boys universe crafted specifically for fans — among whom you can pretty clearly count Clint Eastwood.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's the Mob connection that allows Eastwood to add shading and a sharper edge.
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Imagine "Goodfellas" without much in the way of stakes, and you’ll get Clint Eastwood’s pleasingly square and forgettable adaptation of the...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A dash of showbiz pizzazz has been lost but some welcome emotional depth has been gained in the big-screen version of the still-thriving...
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50

Variety

By Andrew Barker
As handsome as his compositions are, Eastwood’s filmmaking simply doesn’t have the snap or the feel for rhythm that the script’s rapid-fire...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
What was blandly charming on stage — characters addressing the audience, ultra-broad jokes and showbiz patter — feels contrived, cheesy and...
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Amazing story, well told

By Mov-Lvr
This was a well made showing of the Broadway play. Attention to details was great. Must see....

LOVED JERSEY BOYS

By sandylevine
The movie: Jersey Boys was Outstanding !! Even better than the live show. Grease used to be my all time favorite movie. Now, Jersey Boys moved into that #1 slot !! Fabulous music & performance. Will...

Jersey Boys

By gjmj1017
I enjoyed the film. The acting and singing was good, however I thought the hair and makeup at times looked ridiculous. Some of the lines were comical. In my opinion it is not a movie for kids....

Great Movie

By bluiize
You may have to be a little older for this movie to really enjoy it. I thought it was a great movie with a great cast. The ending with all of the cast singing was one of the best parts :)!! Great...

Go See The Jersey Boys!

By Lsing2hymn
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GREAT MOVIE

By rcrubenstein
I grew up with the sound of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons so I absolutely enjoyed this movie. There were a few drawn out moments but all-in-all it was a great movie. You couldn't help singing...

Really, really awful

By Compqueen528
What a huge disappointment. First of all, we saw the broadway show and the movie was nothing like it. The broadway show was GOOD, for one thing. The acting in the movie was bad. The singing in the...

By lmdere
if you're from the fifties and sixties times...must see...excellent......

Good movie, Great music

By afchief
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I've seen better.

By sueec59
Was disappointed in Jersey Boys. Found it tedious. Although the final scene was fantastic. Love Christopher Walken....

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Rated R | For language throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Moving, teen-friendly musical has magic and great songs.
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