Honeydripper Synopsis
A man tries to pass off a drifter as a famous guitar player to save his club.
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Movie Reviews

John Sayles at his best

By goofy226
I have been a longtime fan of the movies John Sayles has written and directed, my favorites being: "Matewan", "Eight Men Out", "The Secret Of Roan Inish", "Passion Fish" and "City of Hope". "LOne...


By pjtmht
John Sayles and Maggie Renzi ---- GENIUS!...


By kymbryonic
All the characters were likeable, even the "bad guys" & the story, the acting, etc. were marvelous. Loved it!...

Honeydripper Has Sweet Sound

By swimerC
Danny Glover and rest of cast bring subtle performances about lives that triumph over poverty and racism in 50s Alabama by way of music that was crucially changing from acoustic blues to electric...

Honeydripper's okay

By thomaslady
It's worth seeing Honeydripper at least once, mainly for the cast. It's a who's who of African American acting and singing talent. The story and some of the characters are a bit cliched and...


By 5683
Great casting. Excellent Acting. A bit of a predictable ending, but the story is well worth it....


By Joaquinmex
Great movie all should see if they like music. Why is it not still in Theaters here in Nashville, TN. Newspaper had it listed at Green Hills Theater and when we called for show times they informed us...

Music, heart and soul

By no_face
Larger than life characters, tuneful riffs. A dramatic journey to 1950's Alabama by master storyteller John Sayles. Sit back and enjoy as the scene is deliciously set for the genesis of rock 'n'...


By D-rod
A nice addition from the moviegoer's favorite independent filmaker who can do it all (write, edit, direct). Honeydripper has Sayles' typically competent cast telling the story of the birth of rock n'...

Musical Fable

By cactusgirl024
I would probably rate this movie wait for it to come out on video but Fandango doesn't have that as an option! It is a great movie I think to bring your children to and it clearly shows the struggle...

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Rated PG-13 | For brief violence and some suggestive material