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That's Entertainment (1974)

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Average Rating: 8/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 13
Rotten: 0

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Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Counted: 2
Fresh: 2
Rotten: 0

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Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 5,276

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It's ironic that MGM, in such dire financial straits in 1974 that it was selling its fabled back lot and auctioning off artifacts from past movie triumphs, enjoyed one of its biggest box-office hits with That's Entertainment, a compilation of musical highlights from the studio's golden days. Onscreen hosts Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly, Peter Lawford, Liza Minnelli, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, James Stewart, and Elizabeth Taylor introduce the various film clips while … More

Rating:
G
Genre:
Documentary , Television , Musical & Performing Arts , Classics
Directed By:
,
Written By:
Jack Haley
In Theaters:
On DVD:
Oct 12, 2004
Runtime:
MGM Home Entertainment


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Critic Reviews for That's Entertainment

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (7) | Fresh (13) | Rotten (0) | DVD (4)

'Boy, do we need it now' was catchphrase when this MGM musical salute was first released--and it stands even more today.

January 1, 2008
Video-Reviewmaster.com

...great singing and dancing, among the greatest ever put on film.

Full Review… | December 28, 2007
Movie Metropolis

Pleasingly sentimental.

Full Review… | May 24, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Like no other industry, Hollywood has the unique ability to celebrate itself

Full Review… | October 25, 2004
Filmcritic.com

The cinematic equivalent of a sustained two-hour orgasm, That's Entertainment! is pure pleasure from first frame to last.

Full Review… | October 20, 2004
Creative Loafing

That's Entertainment! cannot and is not a substitute for seeing the musicals themselves, in their entirety.

Full Review… | October 15, 2004
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

It's good, but contrary to the onscreen evidence, MGM did not make all the best musicals.

October 1, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for That's Entertainment

Sure, it's just a video compilation piece, no different than something the History Channel might've produced, but if one has grown up watching the films in this compilation it transforms before your eyes, assuming the teary qualities of a deathbed goodbye of a hypochondriac, weakly whispering "remember the good times when ..." into your ear. You know that they're not dying, but nonetheless feel the strings of your heart pulled anyway and have to admire the work of a master manipulator despite yourself.

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Apeneck Fletcher

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½

This is a fantastic compilation of musical and comedy numbers from movies of the 40s and 50s, with all the big stars from the era as well. I bet if I watched it now I'd know which numbers came from which movies.

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AJ Verser

Super Reviewer

Sometimes all you need is a bunch of old film clips and a handful of aging stars to create a masterpiece. This was truly the Golden Age of Hollywood. I NEED to own this collection, immediately.

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jennifxu
Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer

You talk about a great musical compilation film? This one is definetly it. It is one of the best's films I have ever seen. Audiences will never look at musicals the same way again. There is so much history and so much that went behind the old studio days at MGM and ultimatley MGM's downfall. My fav scenes without a doubt goes to Esther Williams in "Million Dollar Mermaid" and Fred Astaire in "Royal Wedding". Terrific stuff.

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