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U2: Rattle and Hum (1988)

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A combination concert/documentary, this focuses on the Irish band U2 and their 1988 world tour.

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Among the best concert films ever.

December 14, 2006 | Rating: 4/5
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Nicely shot if not terribly innovative concert film.

December 14, 2004 | Rating: 4/5
Nitrate Online

R&H exists as it does simply because U2 had “planned” too much ahead of time, the antithesis of spontaneity and the killjoy of documentary filmmaking.

January 24, 2004 | Rating: 2.5 | Full Review…
eFilmCritic.com

Unsatisfying, humorless documentary on the stalwart Irish band

September 26, 2003 | Rating: 2/5
Lawrence Journal-World

Awfully preachy for a rock movie, but still has some great tunes.

April 21, 2003 | Rating: 3/5
San Francisco Examiner

They're the biggest band in the world; you'd think they'd at least have something interesting to say.

July 26, 2002 | Rating: 2/5
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Audience Reviews for U2: Rattle and Hum

I love U2.Since the 80´s till now they still original and good!This movie(made for theaters) was filmed by the great director Phil Joanou in part in glorious black and white, and in the end, some shots in colour, like a revelation.Not only a documentary of a tour, this movie takes a snapshot of th Joshua Tree era.I

Andre Tavares Simoni
Andre Tavares Simoni

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This is fabulous. Beautifully recorded. With or Without You and it's subtle amazing colors brings me to my knees every single time without fail. I love their commentary, love the renditions. I watch this on my iPod before bed quite often. Never fails to make me happy.

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