The Sapphires Synopsis
In 1968, an Australian girl group sings soul music for American troops in Vietnam.
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Movie Reviews

Great movie!

By Ron_51
In a season of largely disappointing movies, this was a very bright spot. A strong story and great music set in a very interesting period of time. I laughed, I cried, I danced in my seat. Highly...

Such an Up!

By abh
The music is 100% fabulous. Although it's not a deep movie, the context of racism, Viet Nam, and living in the '60s made it very interesting. That the girls were not especially pretty made it even...

Funny, romantic, inspirational

By pedsarq
This movie rocks! Actually, it has soul! The music these characters sing is the best of the 60s soul, but it's more than that. It's the music that fed the civil rights movement with passion. ...

Great characters!

By UpperWestSider1
This is definitely a feel-good movie, but that doesn't mean that character development has been sacrificed. The music is great, but what will stay with me is the personalities of the people in the...

The Sapphires

By So Cal Usa
The Sapphires is a wonderful, entertaining movie. It's funny at times, sad at times, and has great music and acting. Make sure you stay for the "where are they now" credits at the end....

Uplifting and entertaining

By sbhawn3636
This film engaged me from the first to the last -- exotic culture and history backdrop was educational an\d visually fresh. Inspirational, and a reminder that love and persistence never fail. I...

So, so what

By iknowbest
Perhaps the heroines were amateurrs and the movie wanted to reflect that. But for the very feel good ending, a most enjoyable Chris Dowd, and an interesting bit of information about the Viet Nam War,...

The Sapphires is a gem

By rayeroth1
The tread of truth and awareness to bigotry are supported with great music. If you like soul and the moves of the '60's you will be informed and entertained....

The Sapphires

By bjack123
I was in the military during and I vividly remember the USO entertainers visiting the troops. This movie brought back many memories and remained true to form....

There should be Oscar-buzz about this one!

By Le_Cinephile_Topaze
This is such a topical, funny, poignant and straightforward portrayal of the 60s, racism, Vietnam - with underlying tones of romance, lust, and ambition. Chris O'Dowd is Hollywood's most recent...

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Rated PG-13 | For Smoking, Sexuality, A Scene of War Violence, Some Language and Thematic Elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Interesting true story has good music, not enough soul.
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