• Released
  • March 14, 1979
  • PG , 2 hr 1 min
  • Music/Performing Arts
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Hair Synopsis
New York hippies introduce a Vietnam-bound Oklahoman (John Savage) to the Age of Aquarius.
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100

TV Guide

There is much to recommend in this film, and sheer energy pours off the screen in every frame.
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100

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Hair succeeds at all levels—as lowdown fun, as affecting drama, as exhilarating spectacle and as provocative social observation.
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Hair is entertaining - even fabulously entertaining - because it is so strange, so young, so innocent, so beneficent and adolescent, so...
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80

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
A rollicking musical memoir, as much a recollection of the show as of the period, a film that has the charm of a fable and the slickness of...
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60

Empire

By David Parkinson
Forman and screenwriter Michael Weller brought a sense of coherence to the original freewheeling structure and Twyla Tharp's choreography...
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40

Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
Everyone seems sincere and bursting with energy, yet there is a strange lack of conviction: Forman has taken the honorable route by...
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40

Variety

The spirit and elan that captivated the Vietnam protest era are long gone, and what Forman tries to make up with splash and verve fails to...
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Rated PG