• Released
  • December 21, 2012
  • PG , 1 hr 31 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 162 Fan Ratings
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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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63

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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63

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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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It's all quite lovely, mesmerizing – and right on the edge of sleep-inducing.
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63

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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63

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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50

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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38

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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25

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