Xanadu

1980

Xanadu

Critics Consensus

Not even spandex and over-the-top musical numbers can save Xanadu from questionable acting, unimpressive effects, and a story unencumbered by logic.

36%

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Reviews Counted: 25

58%
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Reviews Count: 0
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58%
Average Rating: 3/5

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In this film, the mysterious Kira (Olivia Newton-John) appears to assist and inspire a young artist, Sonny Malone (Michael Beck). When she helps him meet up with the rich Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), the two join up together to create an artistic and business success, an unique club called "Xanadu."

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This horribly dated 1980 fantasy is such a trashy mess with no structure that it doesn't surprise me that the script was written during filming, and even if it has some (few) nice songs, it is shocking how they threw so much money into something that looks so tacky and cheap.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

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Okay, it won't win any awards, but it's fun and it has a good soundtrack. That Dancin' sound is seriously stuck in my head. Why is this soundtrack not on iTunes?? The guy is seriously miscast as a romantic lead, though. They really should have had a rethink on that one. Maybe that's some of the failure with this.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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Deliciously bad and campy. An absolute delight!

Christian C
Christian C

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This movie is generally regarded as one of the worst movies ever, but it does have some good music, so I gave it one star.

Aj V
Aj V

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