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Les Miserables (2012) Synopsis
An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel.
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Take tissues

By ScoobyD
Awesome job. Seen it on stage a few times, and this film does it justice....and then some. Who knew that Anne Hathaway had THAT in her? Wow. When Russell Crowe is your weakest link, you've got a...

Don't buy popcorn

By kpminson
Don't buy popcorn because you will not want to miss one second of this movie! Beautiful cinematography.. The way the continuity of the story was constructed made if much easier to follow the plot...

invest in Kleenex

By momincolorado
Ok, so I'm pretty familiar with the music and general story line of Les Miz. That still did not prepare me for how great and epic (hate that word, but it fits) this movie is. For the record, yes,...

Great show!

By movielover1111
The acting in this movie is fantastic--I wasn't sure I would like characters singing throughout, but in fact it was very powerful and somehow even seemed natural. The emotional range of the...

Bring a Box Of Kleenex

By n4zhg
This isn't a clone of the stage musical, but I thought it worked rather well. The story line more closely resembles the novel than the stage version did. There are new songs that meshed well, and...

Absolutely Fantastic

By sgt.jiggs
I am 64 years young and Les Miz swept me off my feet/seat! Never have I spent a shorter 2 1/2 hours and on the edge of my seat! The only other musical I have enjoyed was West Side Story and it's no...

Must Go

By yardbabe
It seems a lot of people want to be critics. And the critics are just performing for us. and to keep their jobs. All that said - this movie kept a sold out crowd spellbound and teary eyed. No,...


By JonathanOfAwesometon
I teared up several times. This was an extremely powerful and emotional film. Incredible. The actors were all phenomenal, acting as well as singing. Now to the credit of the director and everyone...


By kraigbrown87
Saw this today after having seen the Broadway version. Expectations were not high, but I was completely blown away by the the whole production. Just freaking amazing. I took my 23 and 22 year old...

They should have cast singers rather than stars ... or else skipped the singing.

By FL-mermaid
Les Miserables depicted a number of characters going from young to old. ... we aged right along with them. They can't kill the compelling story, but we were disappointed that actors' star power seemed...

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Rated PG-13 | For Suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
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