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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Does more than capture the excitement of marching bands; it gets their clockwork beauty as well.
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
The final drum-off (c'mon, you knew it would come down to that) resembles a combination of music, gymnastics and martial arts, and I don't...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Everything in Drumline engages, from its likable cast to its breathtaking finale. Only the most jaded viewers won't be cheering by the end.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A bonanza of pop uplift. It wraps the up-from-nothing drama of ''Flashdance'' in the sassy, interracial pep rallying of ''Bring It On'' and...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Jonathan Curiel
These aren't the marching band songs of your father's or mother's generation but a musical expression that is modern and exciting to watch.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Entertaining for what it does, and admirable for what it doesn't do. It gets us involved in band politics and strategy, gives us a lot of...
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Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
That it's got a positive message may strike some as decidedly not "edgy" -- but they should be too busy stomping their feet to notice.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Bogged down by a lazy script and underwhelming performances. Fortunately, there's no hiding his jubilant passion for ritual and symmetry,...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The marching bands' duels are as fun as the cheerleader wars in "Bring It On."
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
If it's conventional, it's also competent. Thanks to director Charles Stone III (of the famed "Whassuup?!" Budweiser spots), the...
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Drumline review

By media2k
Not bad, great band & drum line scenes - worth seeing once or twice. Average acting, great band scenes...

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Rated PG-13 | For innuendo and language