Muscle Shoals Synopsis
Greg Camalier pays tribute to an Alabama city that holds a prominent place in music history.
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Chicago Sun-Times

Do not leave the film until the last credit rolls by.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
To fans who know the tunes by heart, hearing their history is never less than thrilling. And if you’ve heard that line about “Swampers” and...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

Muscle Shoals isn't perfect. Neither Bono nor Alicia Keyes has any business being in the movie, though Bono does wax poetic about the...
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By Mark Jenkins
Only the genre's most studious followers will be able to watch Muscle Shoals without being regularly astonished: Even if it sometimes gets...
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The Playlist

By Rodrigo Perez
While Muscle Shoals and its presentation doesn't reinvent the wheel—this is your standard talking heads documentary—the treasure trove of...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A trove of great stills and movie footage accompanies the colorful anecdotes, but the film's most consistent pleasure is the way...
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By Phil de Semlyen
A stomping good documentary.
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Greg "Freddy" Camalier's engaging new doc Muscle Shoals stands as a winning tribute to the coastal Alabama studio, musicians, and engineers...
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The Telegraph

Overall, it’s joyous, uplifting – and as funky as the music at its heart.
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
At once overstuffed with interviews and intellectually underdeveloped, the movie charts the area’s music industry and what is lyrically if...
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By sbarrera9824
Awesome movie!! Can't wait to see it again....

Awesome! Muscle Shoals

By kingk1002
Awesome movie.....wonderful content, beautiful photography!!...


By jasontheking3
Best damn film forever...

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By alexanderh63
this is a movie you must see if you are from the shoals area, or a music lover, either way it's a great film...

If your a fan of the greatest music ever produced, this is a must!

By Bretly
Wonderful ! Loved every minute !...

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By debbykam
What a jewel and a gift. I had no idea about this and what a wonderful way to find out. Go see it NOW....

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Rated PG | For thematic elements, brief partial nudity, smoking and language