Hedwig and the Angry Inch Synopsis
A rock singer (John Cameron Mitchell) sues her protege (Michael Pitt) for plagiarism.
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Wall Street Journal

This extraordinary flight from the humdrum is not to be missed.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Mitchell directs and stars in the riotous, loving, and only occasionally pathos-milking film adaptation of his own acclaimed Off Broadway...
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Mitchell gives this post-punk, neo-glam rock extravaganza everything in his loaded arsenal of talents. He gets the sound right, the look...
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88

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
This is Mitchell's show, and his performance lives up to his triple billing as writer, director and star.
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
If you thought ''Moulin Rouge,'' or, for that matter, ''Tommy,'' was trippy, Hedwig, with its glorious convergence of material and...
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88

USA Today

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Wildly witty, but also inventive, audacious and poignant.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
It's a positive hat trick by John Cameron Mitchell.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Falters in its final 15 minutes, when the funny lines peter out and the flashbacks get fuzzy.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The production is fantastically funny, high-energy camp, punctuated by Trask's infectious score and by Mitchell, dressing in a succession...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
This drag-queen melodrama, like its star, perseveres.
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It's pretty good. What's the rave about though?

By nobomc
Great story, Well acted but not the most original message. Needs something more......

One of my favorite movies of all time!

By jneff548
Quirky, campy, emotional, and fun. Excellent movie with great soundtrack...

By Scout2000
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i love this film

By mixtape1
john cameron mitchell is amazing! This movie has great music and the actors do a great job as well. If you love Rocky Horror Picture Show, you will love Hedwig and the Angry Inch....

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Rated R | For Sexual Content and Language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Poignant transsexual musical brims with wit, adult themes.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF