The Last Waltz Synopsis
The Band's 1976 farewell concert includes Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
Soars on its purity of form, subdued elegance and tidy professionalism.
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
It's never been topped.
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100

Washington Post

Is "The Last Waltz" the greatest rock movie of all time? It makes its case persuasively in a restoration overseen by director Martin...
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100

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By Peter Rainer
No other concert film has ever expressed so fervently the erotic root of rock. Seeing it is the opposite of taking a trip down memory lane;...
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The greatest rock concert movie ever made -- and maybe the best rock movie, period.
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100

Variety

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An outstanding rock documentary.
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100

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
There are few concert movies that were filmed were such abiding feeling and respect. It's of a potent vintage that goes down deceptively...
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100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
One of the rare rock films that produces the effect of a live concert: After each number, the audience erupts into applause.
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80

TV Guide

From a technical perspective, it's undoubtedly the most impressive and authentic concert film ever made.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The music probably sounds fine on a CD. Certainly it is well-rehearsed. But the overall sense of the film is of good riddance to a bad time.
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Rated PG | For Mild Sex References