The third film from pop-music-obsessed director Baz Luhrmann tweaks the conventions of the musical genre by mixing a period romance with anachronistic dialogue and songs in the style of his previous R... read more
Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
Release Date: May 16, 2001
DVD Release Date: December 18, 2001
Stats: 45,647 reviews
Flixster Reviews (45,647)
January 3, 2013
THE GREATEST THING YOU'LL EVER LEARN IS JUST TO LOVE AND BE LOVED IN RETURN!
October 22, 2012
Moulin Rouge! raises an interesting question: is it possible for a film to be simultaneously a genuine favourite and a guilty pleasure? All attempts to make sense of Baz Luhrmann's musical through reason alone will come to nought, leading us to believe that it can only be enjoyed...
May 15, 2012
Christian: The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.
"This Story Is About Freedom"
Moulin Rouge is a film that I appreciate more than I like. I enjoyed it to an extent, but this really isn't my type of film. I will say it is a lot better than...
February 4, 2012fb1672039553
This reminded me of Michel Gondry's playful visionary style (The Science of Sleep, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), but with a much bigger budget. It is extravagantly silly, fun, and simple-minded, with occasionally-captivating singing performances.
January 27, 2012
Based on set & costume design alone this is a five star movie but the story doesn't have one original idea and is stretched out to no purpose. Jim Broadbent and John Leguizamo are terrific, Ewan McGregor good but Kidman is as always barely adequate and at times downright awful bu...
January 13, 2012
Finally got a chance to rewatch this, and I loved it even more this time. What a film!...
December 4, 2011
A beautiful tale of a courtesan and a poor writer, who fall in love in Paris, the year 1900, and how the music from Elton John, The Beatles, Madonna, and more tell their romantic tale. A must see for those who are fans of Nicole Kidman and may I just say if you don't already love...
September 18, 2011
I don't have much to say....It was good
August 3, 2011fb223580
Kind of fun, but switched too abruptly from campy parody to maudlin tearjerker, back and forth, and I hate the latter. As well as Ewan McGregor's dreamy, starry-eyed idealism. Ugh.
June 15, 2011
One of my favorite movies. Time to watch it again.
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