Kites Synopsis
A fiery woman changes a man's life forever.
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80

Variety

The deliriously entertaining and shamelessly derivative Hindi Kites owes more to Hollywood than Bollywood, though director Anurag Basu...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
In its telling, the love story draws from westerns, musicals, film noir, chase thrillers with stunts so preposterous they verge on parody...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It tells a simple story - an almost archetypal story - but it does so with a lot of passion and technical sophistication.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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What makes the movie pop is a standout performance by Roshan, one of Indian cinema's treasures.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's a romantic noir chase thriller made in the violently schlocky spirit of Sam Peckinpah's "The Getaway."
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

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Bolly-Holly-Tele-Novella heaven, in three languages.
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60

Time Out New York

By Nick Schager
Cribbing from countless Tinseltown efforts, this music-video-cum-perfume-ad is awash in excessively melodramatic flashbacks, car chases and...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Melodrama, romance and action are cheerfully jumbled together, so as long as you're ready to embrace the excess of swoony sentimentality,...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Tonally, the film from director Anurag Basu has more personalities than Sybil. Basu strictly observes the B-movie convention of giving the...
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
The story is so meandering and unbelievable that Westerners are still likely to roll their eyes. I have no idea what Indian audiences will...
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Five Word Review

By Mel_and_Mosby
refreshing beautiful actualDIVERSE hot seeIT...

Kites was best movie

By rhays1
I like it only thing was that i hated the ending part. other then that the movie was fantastic......

Kites

By smoerer
Terrible. Stupid. We walked out after an hour....

Kites

By saurabhthakral
So So Movie....

Tara

By FlicCritic
The movie was great. There was a lot of fun music but the Tara Movie theater's sound system was inadequate. The sound system distorted the high and low notes which was a shame....

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By tc4alaska
Intense fun romantic touching great...

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By rajatsgupta
I WAS TERRIBLY SHOCKED, DISAPPOINTED...

KITES

By Ajay_n
Overall, Kites was a disappointing watch for me. The story is not new, and there are sme pretty silly scenes esp with all the cops car chase . On the positive the chemistry between Hrithik and...

Excellent and Must watch Movie

By cgram2000
Movie is excellent and is very nicely made. Barbara Mori has performed exceptionally very well. Hrithik Roshan has once again proved to be the best. songs are melodious. should watch in theaters for...

very dispappointing

By akjain672
I can't believe this is the movie from Roshans who made Kaho Na Pyar Hai, Koi Mil gaya, Krish, and many more successful movies. Kites has no soul in it, story and script are less than average, even...

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Rated NR