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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The actors are world-class charmers, and the magnificent Dame Maggie is the diva divine. Her wit still stings, as it does on "Downton Abbey." show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Quartet is buoyed by the Scottish charm of Billy Connolly, as a lovable flirt and extrovert - he is a delight and also a locus of truth in every scene he's in. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Quartet is endearing, sometimes even irresistible. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    And that, in the end, is what Quartet is about: determined engagement, embracing music and theater and the arts, and embracing the friends and loved ones you have around you. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Music lovers will appreciate both the score and the nostalgic end credits, which revisit the early years of the aged supporting cast (many of whom were actual musicians). show more

  • 70
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Personally, I'd show up for Maggie Smith's top-drawer basilisk stare if she were guesting on "Sesame Street." show more

  • 88
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    They have the perfect supporting cast, made up of a group of exceptional real-life musicians: retired members of orchestras and opera companies, and a pianist bristling with the suppressed impatience of the longtime accompanist. (To see who they are, stick around for the credits.) show more

  • 88
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    The result is a movie of enormous intelligence. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Quartet is truly an actor's film. show more

  • June 29, 2013 ScholarsforPeace
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    This was an extraordinarily terrific film filled with wonderful acting, music and a terrific story line. Full of hope and redemption and just plain fun for viewers of all ages. Just delightful

  • June 13, 2013 rommyjaime
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    Excellent. Only well educated people with a love for the arts will appreciate this movie

  • April 13, 2013 twalsh4440
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    Very Good Movie Dustin Hoffman did a fantastic job with phenominal Actors and aging life stories. Stay for the Credits very good. Dustin in \"Hook\" did not know where you were in the movie until a couple of minutes after. Genius

  • March 17, 2013 carbonel9
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    Wonderful character study, exquisite photography, witty dialogue, delightful music. Audience broke into spontaeous applause. Bravo!

  • March 14, 2013 mdeakter
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    quartet

  • March 02, 2013 Carol
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    Delightful!

  • March 01, 2013 frankathomasjr
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    Loved every minute! So well done. Wonderful debut by Dustin Hoffman. ANd we cant get enough of Maggie Smith

  • February 25, 2013 susan
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    Brilliant! Who knew that Dustin Hoffman could direct this extraordinary British cast! Inspiring . 2013 Downton Abbey

  • February 22, 2013 doreen90755
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    I loved this movie, but whoever made the decision to have these wonderful actors use the \"F\" word should get 40 lashes. It just didn\'t fit the eloquence of their characters.

  • February 18, 2013 az00000000137946
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    Loved this sweet movie-very tender and moving-wonderful actging and uplifting music. dont miss it

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