• Released
  • December 25, 2012
  • (Also expanding in IMAX on 01/18/13!)
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 38 min
  • Drama
    Music/Performing Arts
  • 19,397 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel.

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Critic Ratings

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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This "Les Mis" does make you feel, intensely and sometimes thrillingly, by honoring the emotional core of its source material.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Besides being a feast for the eyes and ears, Les Misérables overflows with humor, heartbreak, rousing action and ravishing romance. Damn...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Les Misérables is sweeping, as would be expected given the scope of the hugely popular stage musical from which it is adapted. But it's...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Fortunately, this sprawling epic is well-anchored. There cannot be a better big-screen showman than Jackman.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
If you love Les Mis the stage musical, my guess is you will love what Hooper and his bustling company have done. But when you hear "Master...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
After 2½ hours, the movie's become a bowl of trail mix - you're picking out the nuts you don't like and hoping the next bite doesn't...
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60

Movieline

By Alison Willmore
Even at a generous running time that matches this season's other giant award candidates, Les Misérables seems like it's in a hurry,...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Fans of Les Misérables wouldn't have minded if the movie were different, but better, or just as effective. The screen version demanded some...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
As the enduring success of this property has shown, there are large, emotionally susceptible segments of the population ready to swallow...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This steam-driven military weapon of an enterprise is a sobering reminder of just how tinny a musical Les Misérables was in the first...
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By carlopolicarpio
It's feast for the eyes and ears. The performances were spectacular. You don't just watch Les Miserables, you experience it. Les Miserables is the biggest event of the year....

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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 OK for kids 14+ Excellent film adaptation of gritty, heartbreaking musical.
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