August Rush Synopsis
A boy (Freddie Highmore) uses his musical talent to find his parents.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

A gem of a movie available on DVD

By saintandrew
We picked up August Rush on DVD from our local Redbox for a Friday night, after the kids are in bed, nothing else on TV, TV time filler. We discovered a little gem of a film that we really enjoyed....

August Rush

By CorrieMG
My whole family loved this movie! Drama, suspense, action, incredible music, romance, comedic moments and a whole lot of soul--this movie had it all! What an amazing cast! I was so disappointed...

How Do I Say This Nicely?

By karensaucedo
ONE OF THE WORST MOVIES I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Fabulous film! Forget the cynicism of critics...this is what entertainment is about!

By GearMaven
I absolutely loved this movie during the free screening in San Francisco this evening. At its end, the film received claps, cheers and shouts of approval! The child actors were terrific, especially...

A Fairytale For The Modern Era!

By moviezzzz
Forget "Enchanted" - the real fairytale is August Rush! From its beautiful score to its unique take on the bond that ties us together this is the feel good movie for the holiday season. I sat in...

A Profound Look at the Mystery of Human Connectivity

By YoungTheophilus
I am a 27 year old male rarely given to emotion particularly in movies. Yet I found myself on the brink of tears for the last hour of the movie. I left the theater pondering the true nature of...

August Rush

By derussell
Thought this was a great movie and I will see it again!...

August Rush review

By JDubWhite3
It'll work wonders around your heart. Wonderful and tearjerking!...

Music is everywhere.

By Daydream
This is the Holiday movie for the family to see. August Rush is a touching story of an orphan boy trying to reach out to his parents through his music because he believes they can hear him. You...

August Rush Movie Review

By Asianfreak
88 out of 100 A beautiful, extended version of moving poetry/music video....

More Info

Rated PG | For some thematic elements, mild violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.
Read the Common Sense Media Review