Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D Synopsis
Separated lovers must journey through the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil to find each other.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The world's most famous acrobatic troupe delivers a feast of surreal beauty and moments of breath-catching wonder in the skilfully staged...
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Boston Globe

By Loren King
It's better to see it on the stage... a moderately enjoyable film that lacks the awe-inspiring visual and aural aplomb of Montreal-based...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
At its best, Worlds Away is a parade of mostly attractive acrobats performing physically improbable feats. At its worst, it has the...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It's all quite lovely, mesmerizing – and right on the edge of sleep-inducing.
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Miami Herald

By Howard Cohen
The technically well-made movie simply can't replicate the live experience of a Cirque show, and at just over 90 minutes, Worlds Away still...
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
In a movie season - and a month - filled with so much gunfire, bloodshed and human despair, it's refreshing to sit back and bask in the...
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Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away has plenty of eye candy... What the movie lacks, unfortunately, is coherence.
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New York Daily News

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The real stunner of Worlds Away is how it could afford to use so many Beatles songs.
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Slant Magazine

The movie is something of a compositional nightmare, worlds away, one might say, from the artistry so associated with Cirque.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The film Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away highlights both the strains of the franchise and the willingness to promote the brand at any cost -...
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Less expensive than a trip to Vegas!

By dragonfliesdrawflame
"Worlds Away" is a compilation of some of the best bits of the Vegas Cirque du Soleil shows. It has a light framing story that consists of a couple of characters gazing at everything that happens in...

Just Didn't Do Justice

By twystedsilver
I am a long-time Cirque fan - I've been to many of their shows throughout the years and was extremely enthusiastic about seeing this. I have to say though that I'm glad to have seen it but would...

Stunning Visuals

By TeeZee2
If you are expecting the usual Cirque du Soleil presentation of a taped version of one of their shows be prepared to be astonished. The cinematography is wonderful and really adds something to...

Breathtaking

By cpmque
It was a beautiful show. A front seat view of Cirque du Soleil. Don't expect a movie full of dialogue and plot etc. This is the many different Cirque's woven together in a theme. It was amazing....

Cirque Dy Solieil: Worlds Away 3D

By stacysm
The performance of this 3D viewing was superb and brilliantly presented. The story line was a very good lead in the direction that the story was going with a finally that was a fitting end to the...

Mediocre

By CityGirlElaine
While I am a fan of Le Cirque, this was mediocre at best. There is no dialogue, you "float" through the story. You're better off going to see them live!...

the finale was a grand pas de deux that brought me to tears

By harmonyNM
Having experienced most of the Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil performances featured in the story, there is never a bad seat in the house. The 3-D movie places the audience front and center for the amazing...

Awesome Beyond This World!!!

By globalreach
Breathtaking - This is the most unreal show ever! The synchronized swimming and aerobatics are phenomenal. The physical prowess of the cast members and master riggers was incredible. I was especially...

Amazing visuals!!!

By Darius.churchman
Visually Artistic movie, with every camera angle you could think of, 3-d actually suprised me...it was amazing! I will be purchasing tickets to see the show in Vegas very soon....

Don't Believe The Hype

By cherylvmiller
Colors and costumes, not as vivid as advertised. Many scenes filmed as if you were sitting in the "cheap seats", so you lacked that "front row" and/or "up close" experience... even in 3D! My fam & I...

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Rated NR | For Some Dramatic Images and Mild Sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Spectacular, but without a real story, it might bore kids.
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