Skip to main content

Bound for Glory

PG 146min.
 
Share this movie on
Released on
Adapted by Robert Getchell from Woody Guthrie's autobiography, Hal Ashby's biopic portrays a few pivotal years in the life of the celebrated folk singer and social activist. Read More
Review this movie Write a Review

Watch It TODAY

On DVD
Watch Online
Woody Guthrie
Ozark Bule
Mary Guthrie
Slim Snedeger
Luther Johnson
Liz Johnson
Heavy Chandler
Director
July 15, 2012
seeedels
Not having seen this when it first came out, I eagerlyh anticipated hearing song after Woody Guthrie song that I had heard others sing (Pete Seeger, etc.). I was somewhat disappointed, in that there are song lines sung here and there during this film, but no sustained \"performanmce\". Instead, what are unfortunately sustained are extensive and repeititive sequences of Woody jumping

Similar Movies

  • Serpico

    Adapted by Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler from Peter Maas's book, Sidney Lumet's drama portrays the real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.…Read More

    Critic Score
  • The Last Detail

    Two Navy "lifers" and one military innocent briefly attempt to thumb their nose at Authority in Hal Ashby's The Last Detail (1973). "Badass" Buddusky (Jack Nicholson) and "Mule" Mulhall (Otis Young) are assigned to escort young sailor Meadows (Randy ...…Read More

  • Five Pennies

    The Five Pennies is the life story of influential jazz cornetist Red Nichols, played here by a remarkably straight-faced Danny Kaye. The somewhat romanticized screenplay chronicles Nichols' rise from obscurity, annotates the many future bandleaders who would play with Nichols' "Five Pennies," and details his self-destructive streak and (seeming) inability to conform to changing musical tastes. Weaving in and out of the main story is a sentimental subplot…Read More

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Steven Spielberg followed Jaws (1975), his first major box-office success, with this epic science fiction adventure about a disparate group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence.…Read More

  • Amadeus

    For this film adaptation of Peter Shaffer's Broadway hit, director Milos Forman returned to the city of Prague that he'd left behind during the Czech political crises of 1968, bringing along his usual cinematographer and fellow Czech expatriate, ...…Read More

    Critic Score

Hot on Moviefone

Stay Connected with Moviefone

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X