Fame Synopsis
An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.
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FAME - lame but uplifting! Grade: B-minus (Based on advance VIP press preview projected onto a silver screen at a movie theater)

Wed. Sept. 23. FAME is a 107-min re-imagined re-make of the 1980 original FAME movie. I've watched the original many years ago - and in comparison, I like the original better. The 1980 original...

PG?? Seriously????

By mom2mygirls
My 11 year old daughter had her heart set on taking 5 of her friends to go see this movie for her birthday. I did have my reservations, but it was PG....so against my better judgement, I agreed....

Powerful - must see!

By lvviewer
I loved it. Follows a class at a performing arts high school in NYC from tryouts through freshman year through senior year. What talent! The music and performances are butt kicking... Must see it!...


By c4given
Great movie...if you like dancing, you will love this. Don't listen to the hairbrained idiots that leave negative reviews....this IS NOT A SMALL children's movie, but it is artistic and wonderfully...

so so

By seetherlove
The Beginning part of this movie was way too boring! but it definetaly got better at the end :) Wasnt that good thought. I wouldnt pay to see this movie....

Fame! Brian’s Going To Live Forever!

By whysoblu
Should I be concerned or seriously ponder anymore why Fame was one of the best movies I have seen theatrically in the past month? I’m not really sure how I feel about this. It sits a little uneasy...


By kiramoondreamer
Im so excited and can't wait to see this...

Fame watch

By majord100
Cannot wait!...

remake unremarkable

By quietone72663
I was a teenager when the orginal Fame was in the movies. I loved that one. Songs and dances were a part of the story, in the latest version the song and dance are basically the entire story none...

ignore the reviews - go see this movie!

By lagallagher
What is everyone's problem?? I can't for the life of me understand all the crappy reviews of this movie! It is VERY entertaining. Extreme talent. Good acting. Good story. Loved the way it was shot....

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Rated PG | For thematic material including teen drinking, a sexual situation and language.
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Common Sense Media says Raw look at teen life more shocking than you might recall.
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