Grand Piano Synopsis
A concert pianist suffering from stage fright finds a note on his sheet music before a performance.
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The Playlist

By Todd Gilchrist
An expertly timed, painstakingly assembled and endlessly engaging game of cat and mouse, Grand Piano succeeds as a whole for the same...
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Making this kind of thriller has all but become a lost art, yet Mira clearly believes that high style is worth bothering with.
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By Susan Wloszczyna
A tidy and tension-filled exercise in terror that takes stage fright to literal extremes.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The ending is a TVish cop-out. But until then, watching Wood sweat emerges as a pulse-pounding experiment in terror.
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Wood’s energetic, tightly wound performance carries the movie; his ability to juggle all the different information coming at him — keeping...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Dalton
The young Spanish director Eugenio Mira and his American screenwriter Damien Chazelle have fun paying homage to the pulpy potboilers of...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
That it all ends on a somewhat flat, false note is less a failure of the filmmakers than it is a testament to a certain amount of...
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Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
Eugenio Mira thrills in watching his main character attempt to worm his way out of a most unusual hostage situation, synching his...
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
A nail-biting thriller in the classic Hitchcock style.
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The Dissolve

By Nathan Rabin
To its credit and sometimes detriment, Grand Piano keeps a frothing-at-the-mouth level of insane melodrama going for 75 minutes, aided by...
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Critics say GO, I say NO!

By ken187
Sadly, Elijah Wood aged. He was a better Hobbit than an allegedly terrified piano player. The story simply isn't credible, which is good for Wood, who is also not credible. The bad guy is even...


By matt8060
This movie is perfect for intense and action fans it is excellent I highly recommend it!!...

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Rated R | For Some Language