A Chorus Line Reviews

March 7, 2019
If you were one of that legion who saw A Chorus Line more than once in the theater, the film is enough to make you doubt your judgment. If you've never seen the stage piece, you may come out wondering what in the name of goodness all the fuss was about.
March 7, 2019
A Chorus Line: The Movie is like a soccer match seen only from the waist up. They've cut off the feet, which is all the more frustrating when you're supposed to be enjoying the fancy footwork.
March 7, 2019
A Chorus Line is a kind of 'Murphy's Law: The Motion Picture' -- everything that can go wrong does.
March 7, 2019
Richard Attenborough's movies are like the best-behaved guests at a Swiss embassy reception; they never offend, never impress.
March 7, 2019
You want to know about the dancing? It's bad. Rather, the way it has been restaged and shot for the movie is bad.
March 7, 2019
A classic play has been reduced a decent movie. It's a shame it couldn't be as good as the play; it's a small pleasure that it`s as entertaining as it is.
March 7, 2019
Attenborough hasn't solved all of the problems; claustrophobia sometimes creeps into the proceedings But he keeps the performances alive and the camera moving, and he has brought a stagy musical to glowing life.
December 4, 2008
If all they did was get it on film, that's not so bad.
June 24, 2006
The grit and drive of the original have been dissipated into studiously unkempt glitz as empty as plasticised pop.
August 30, 2004
Mr. Attenborough is listed as the director of 'A Chorus Line,' but what he seems actually to have done is to act as the escort to the screen of a reasonable facsimile of the show, not noticing that it was dying en route.