• Released
  • July 30, 2010
  • (Limited 7/30, Wide Release 8/6)
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 0 min
  • Drama
The Concert Synopsis
A disgraced conductor pretends that he still works for the prestigious Bolshoi Orchestra.
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Critic Ratings

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The crowd-pleasing comic Euro-drama The Concert is, at its musical center, as full of ripe emotion as Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D...
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Builds beautifully from a farcical premise that requires a suspension of disbelief to a musical climax that washes away our cynicism in a...
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80

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Manipulative, overly sentimental, sometimes ludicrous and almost completely irresistible.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Though The Concert swerves and skids, it never goes off the road, and when the moment counts, when things really make a difference, the...
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65

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
A pleasant dramatic caper that wears out its welcome, The Concert is the houseguest who sings a little too loudly and too long for his...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
All in all, not good, but not bad.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A passable, sometimes skillful farce.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
How much control are you willing to cede when you see a movie? Because director Radu Mihaileanu is fiercely determined to manipulate your...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
A discordant mix of melodrama and chaotic farce.
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The Concert is an art-house trap, the cinematic equivalent of one of those salads that turns out to have more calories than a Big Mac. And...
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The Concert

By parisfrance
One of the very best movies we've seen in a while. Humor, pathos, tears and cheers at the end by the audience. A must see beautiful film....

Hits the Right Notes

By globalblondie
Fresh story turns, warm human feel good comedy. A nice night out for grownups....

Five Word Review

By bluestarnebula
Surprisingly funny poignant and short...

The Concert

By Charles Berky
A delightful movie with a full symphony concerto to top it off...

The Concert

By emmeff
Average movie that was a bit more interesting as it was in the Russian language....

Itr was OK, held your interest.

By Sallyloper
Not as exciting as it could have been....

The Concert

By joann4545
This was an absolutely wonderful film. The symphony was awesome and beautiful by any standard. First class movie. One of my favorites...

The Concert

By merrickmovie
Wonderful movie. The music is amazing. Won the audience poll as the best movie at the Traverse City Film Festival this summer....

Great Concert

By martyweed
This movie was a fantastic treat. The beautiful music interwoven with a great comedic story that all comes together in a great soul stirring ending. A definite 5 Star!...

Five Word Review

By the common man
a thoughtful very nice movie...

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Rated PG-13 | For Brief strong language and some sexual content