The Music Man Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
July 21, 2012
A treat to re-watch, almost 50 years from its original production date.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
Glorious production, with gorgeous music, dancing.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 22, 2010
...a quintessential slice of Americana, featuring wonderful music, engaging characters, and an uplifting story.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
January 31, 2007
The music is glorious, but as a movie, this is a photographed play, a nostalgic evocation of small-town American that was congruent with Kennedy's New Frontier; within a year, though, Kennedy would be assassinated and the optimistic mood would vanish
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
September 29, 2006
One of the most obnoxious musicals ever to be staged for movie cameras.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 16, 2003
Robert Preston is note-perfect in a bright musical even non-fans of the genre will enjoy.
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 30, 2002
Too stagey and too gooey, but it preserves Preston's classic performance
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
Robert Preston shines in one of the sunniest ol' musical classics under the sun.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
April 17, 2001
reminds of that good old down-home attitude of the Midwest
Full Review | Original Score: B
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 28, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com
December 17, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 23, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
October 10, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 31, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
April 13, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 81/100
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 9, 2005
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