Opening

97% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
93% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
50% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
61% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

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73% Chasing Life: Season 1
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88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

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—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
92% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Mother India Reviews

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Put it this way, it's the birth of the Bollywood blockbuster. It should be on every cineaste's must-see list.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 5/5

March 18, 2013

Total Film

Mother India is quintessential popular Hindi cinema.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

March 18, 2013
Fred Camper
Chicago Reader
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As the mother, Nargis is as resolute as a force of nature, and Mehboob Khan creates tableaux of the family that evoke its fragile unity.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 18, 2013
Trevor Johnston
Time Out
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True, there are dull spots and the overripe supporting cast pale beside Nargis' 'force of nature' central performance, but overall it's a wallowy treat.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006

Film4

The first great Bollywood blockbuster, Mother India (Bharat Mata) a purposefully melodramatic musical, liberally laced with action, wit, humour and also a strongly socialist strain.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

The most popular film in Indian history -- it's said to have been playing somewhere in the country every day since its release.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 22, 2002
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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Often said to have helped set the pattern for the nearly 50 years of Indian film that has followed it.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 22, 2002
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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An outrageous masala of apparently discordant elements.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 20, 2002
George Wu
culturevulture.net

Throughout Mother India, [Mehboob] presents the landscape, the crops, the herds of livestock practically as characters in themselves.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

August 16, 2002
Sandi Chaitram
BBC.com

A gem made in the 'Golden Age' of Indian cinema.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 4/5

August 15, 2002
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

This looks a bit creaky now, but it's a big, entertaining work, with echoes of The Good Earth and Gone With the Wind.

Full Review Source: Guardian

August 15, 2002
Phil Hall
Film Threat

The only thing this ponderous Bollywood epic could inspire is matricide.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 1/5

August 14, 2002
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