Feel the Noise (2007) - Rotten Tomatoes

Feel the Noise (2007)



Critic Consensus: Despite the different musical genre, Feel the Noise is as generic as any music-themed film that has come before it.

Movie Info

A 21-year-old aspiring hip-hop star from the Bronx is forced to put his career on hold when a gang of local thugs threatens his life and he is forced to seek refuge with his estranged father in Puerto Rico in this musical drama from producer Jennifer Lopez. Rob (Omarion Grandberry) is a New York City rapper who has gotten into hot water in his hometown, and now must flee to Puerto Rico. Upon arriving at his father's home in the Caribbean commonwealth, Rob immediately forms a bond with his half-brother, Javi, who introduces his distant sibling to the seductive sounds of Reggaeton. Rob and Javi's outwardly divergent musical tastes ultimately blend to form a unique new brand of hip-hop-flavored reggae, and they soon begin to gain a loyal following that ultimately leads them both back to New York City. Yet despite Rob's growing popularity in the music industry, the gangsters back in the Bronx are still hell-bent on revenge, and willing to gun him down at the first chance they get. Is Rob's newfound status as a high-profile musical innovator enough to make him bulletproof, or could it be that he's more vulnerable than ever now that he's up on-stage for all the world to see?more
Rating: PG-13 (for sensuality and innuendos, violence, some drug use and language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Albert Leon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 29, 2008
Box Office: $5.9M
Tri-Star Pictures - Official Site


Giancarlo Esposito
as Roberto Vega
James McCaffrey
as Jeffrey Skylar
Victor Rasuk
as Javi Vega
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Critic Reviews for Feel the Noise

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (12)

Reggaeton has officially come of age: The burgeoning subgenre now has a terrible, opportunistic exploitation movie to call its own.

Full Review… | October 12, 2007
AV Club
Top Critic

First-time screenwriter Albert Leon appears to have turned for music industry insight not to his famous producer (who has no excuses) but to other music-themed movies (Mariah Carey's Glitter, perhaps?).

Full Review… | October 8, 2007
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

No one will mistake director Alejandro Chomski's Feel the Noise for great drama. But there's an undeniable sweetness to the characters, the performers are highly appealing, and the music sizzles.

October 8, 2007
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Could have used more music.

Full Review… | October 8, 2007
Boston Globe
Top Critic

It's the subtexts -- about minority kinship and Hispanic self-actualization -- that resound. If only its fable (and leading man) didn't keep getting in the way.

October 8, 2007
New York Times
Top Critic

The plot is contrived, the performances are all over the board, and Chomski's camera ogles his actresses just a little too much.

Full Review… | October 8, 2007
New York Daily News
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Feel the Noise

Movie needed more substance...fairly good though.

Fascade Fiveoneeight

Super Reviewer


A 90-minute reggaeton music video and soundtrack commercial.

William Goss

Super Reviewer


Great movie! Great music!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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