Love & Mercy Synopsis
LOVE & MERCY presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys.
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Wow....just wow!!

By Kjrcondon
Excellent portrayal musical genius and the story behind The Beach Boys!!...

Love & Mercy

By gryk
I enjoyed the movie and see both Cusack and Dano getting nominated for their performances....

Wow! Great, great, great!

By bebesel
I'm picky about the movies I see. If you love - no, even if you just LIKE - the Beach Boys, you have got to see this movie! Paul Dano is absolutely Brian Wilson - without a doubt! Took only a bit...

Love & Mercy delivers!!!!

By rictrax
Wonderful portrait of Brian Wilson with great performances all around. Permeated with beautiful Brian Wilson music!! Outstanding performances by Elizabeth Banks and Paul Dano!!...

very depressing and very slow at times

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By lisakpirie
Made me have a whole new respect level for Brian Wilson and understanding how much he endured! It was tragic that a person could hold so much control over and individual with monetary gains in the...


By jfmkw1975
Save your money unless you want to spend two hours agonizing with a zonked out Brian and continuous flashbacks that get annoying. If you love Beach Boy music prepare to be disappointed. Way too...

Takes you inside the creative process

By ichiro63
In tears throughout, knowing the world can now appreciate how Brian Wilson “plays the studio” building tracks and vocals. No ordinary biopic, this is the first film to show a musical genius playing...

Love & Mercy

By bartlettjon
The song writer and spirit of sixties surf band, "The Beach Boys," Brian Wilson, is the subject of this fine interpretation of the band's story. A series of overlapping vignettes uses the innovative...

Brilliant and heartbreaking

By Pizzelle29
Excellent acting by Dano and Cusack. Banks was brilliant in her character's reaction to the situation and how she evolves from bystander to Brian's strong willed advocate. Loved how they met...

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Rated PG-13 | For Thematic Elements, Drug Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Beach Boy biopic is outstanding but has lots of drug use.
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