• Released
  • January 11, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 37 min
  • Comedy
    Showbiz Comedy
  • 554 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A once-popular opera diva (Maggie Smith) reunites with her ex-husband at a retirement home.

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They have the perfect supporting cast, made up of a group of exceptional real-life musicians: retired members of orchestras and opera...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Quartet is buoyed by the Scottish charm of Billy Connolly, as a lovable flirt and extrovert - he is a delight and also a locus of truth in...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The actors are world-class charmers, and the magnificent Dame Maggie is the diva divine. Her wit still stings, as it does on "Downton...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
And that, in the end, is what Quartet is about: determined engagement, embracing music and theater and the arts, and embracing the friends...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Quartet is endearing, sometimes even irresistible.
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70

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Personally, I'd show up for Maggie Smith's top-drawer basilisk stare if she were guesting on "Sesame Street."
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Quartet is a sweet-tempered, rather fuddly drama about retired opera singers, and compared to a slick crowd-pleaser like "Best Exotic...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Music lovers will appreciate both the score and the nostalgic end credits, which revisit the early years of the aged supporting cast (many...
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Rated PG-13 | For Suggestive Humor and Brief Strong Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Charming comedy about elderly opera singers fine for teens.
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