• Released
  • February 10, 2012
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 33 min
  • Animated
    Art House/Foreign
Chico & Rita Synopsis
A Cuban pianist and a sultry singer share a passionate but star-crossed romance across six decades.
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Movie Reviews

a very beautiful story with great images and great music

By gpompilj
I was not very eager to go see a 'cartoon' but now I am so glad that I saw this movie that I want to see it again...

Chico & Rit

By warshayr
Sensational sound track and stunning visuals! Would highly recommend it!! Robin W....

for true romantics

By wdm223
do you believe and true, undying love? see this if not, do you want to believe? if so see this a great artistic achievement by any measure...

Chico and Rita

By sharonk410
If you love great old Cuban jazz, this is a must see! It's an animated film for adults with a sound track of some of the best of that genre - featuring Bebo Valdes, Chano Pozo, Dizzy, Coltrane. The...

Watch it! It is great

By nina7285
Watch it! It is great. Make sure you brush up on your Cuban Spanish, some of the funniest lines are in Spanish and the translation doesn't do justice...

Chico & Rita

By freemanshore
Brilliant in all respects. An animated film for adults. The visual style and direction were perfect for the story and music. It's worth seeing the film for the music alone which had me tapping my...

Loved it!

By jms30s
The animation is beautiful & realistic - you forget you are watching an animation. The soundtrack is fantastic -- can't wait for it to be available! The only disappointment was the theatre. The...

Great movie

By julesjj15
Beautifully made. A very enjoyable movie for any fans of cuban music or anyone who enjoys music in general....

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Chico and Rita

By lgordon
great music, great animation...

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sweet but mature animated love story is aimed at grown-ups.
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