Rent (2005) Synopsis
A group of bohemians living in New York's East Village struggle to pay the rent.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
One of the best film musicals in years -- exuberant, sexy and life affirming in equal measure.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie is literally a series of showstoppers, unified by the impulse to turn life, at its scruffiest, into theater - into a rhapsody of...
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75

Chicago Tribune

It's a pretty good version of a pretty great stage phenomenon.
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75

Miami Herald

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Now a vastly larger audience has the chance to experience the masterwork of a prodigiously talented man who died far too young.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Columbus' schizoid approach works more often than not.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As a conventional drama, Rent would be a pretty corny soap opera. As filmed theater, it's only slightly more con­vincing. The saving graces...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Chris Columbus' relatively faithful and intermittently affecting adaptation boasts the boisterous vitality of its performers, particularly...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's pedestrian.
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
With heavy HIV subtext and a couple of actors who have scored in other films, this La Bohème spinoff about fatal illness, drug addiction...
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Heart-breakingly awful -- slow, lugubrious, and misconceived to the point of baffling amateurism.
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U cant just RENT this movie

By will.i.am1997
This is the best MOVIE EVAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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If you can't see it on Broadway this is a great substitute.

By spuffy57
While I was upset that some of my favorite songs such as Contact and Christmas Bells were cut this is a fantastic adaptation of the most amazing show I've ever seen on Broadway. The story is...

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By jzerbo1991
This is one of my favorite musicals of all time. With the sad story of strangers with the life of Jonathan Larson in the mix. Great songs and a WONDERFUL plot, this movie is amazing. There is nothing...

NO DAY BUT TODAY!

By Rio
THIS IS THE BEST MOVIE EVER!...

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By idinaissocool91
is amazing. enough said....

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Rated PG-13 | For mature thematic material involving drugs and sexuality, and for some strong language
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