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PG-13| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
After a man (Jack Black) accidentally creates a magnetic field that erases a store's videotapes, he hatches a daring scheme to help his friend (Mos Def), a clerk at the store, keep his job. The two friends set out to re-create the most popular titles in the store's inventory, ranging from "The Lion King" to "Robocop."

Cast: Jack Black , Mos Def , Danny Glover , Mia Farrow , Melonie Diaz , Chandler Parker , Irv Gooch , Arjay Smith

Director: Michel Gondry

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Be Kind Rewind (2008)

Release Date: February 22nd, 2008|1 hr. 41 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 20 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Gondry and the gifted indie cinematographer Ellen Kuras have fun with the amateur versions of the likes of "RoboCop," "Rush Hour," "2001: A Space Odyssey," "King Kong" and "Driving Miss Daisy." These snippets are fun but frustratingly brief. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Inside 10 minutes, at most 15, Be Kind Rewind reveals itself as an awful mess, and it only gets worse. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Feels slight and repetitive, even when there is no actual rewinding going on. show more

  • July 21, 2008 knishknash13
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    i luv this movie it was HILARIOUS!

  • July 20, 2008 deepinluvwithim
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    mos is one of my favorite mc's and i always love him in movies this was no exception.....this movie had a lot of heart and was creative and hilarious in original ways.......this def. is one of my favorites...

  • June 30, 2008 Jav4292
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    I thought in the end it had a good message about coming together , being there for each other. It was a bit slow but funny in parts. Not bad, would not buy.

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