Skip to main content

PG| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
Seventeen years after joining forces as the backing band for rockabilly cult hero Ronnie Hawkins, Canadian roots rockers The Band call it quits with a lavish farewell show at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom on Nov. 25, 1976. Filmed by Martin Scorsese, this documentary features standout performances by rock legends such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters, as well as interviews tracing the group's history and discussing road life.

Cast: Robbie Robertson , Ringo Starr , Muddy Waters , Ron Wood , Neil Young , Paul Butterfield , Eric Clapton , Rick Danko

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: United Artists

The Last Waltz (1978)

Release Date: December 31st, 1978|1 hr. 57 min.

watch now
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 100
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    One of the rare rock films that produces the effect of a live concert: After each number, the audience erupts into applause. show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    The greatest rock concert movie ever made -- and maybe the best rock movie, period. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    It's never been topped. show more

  • April 19, 2012 indy2windy
    Report This User

    The video was historical as well as very moving. The Band was integral to so many wonderful songs that most people don\'t even know about. The Last Waltz celebrates the amazing talent of \"the band\" behind the movement. Warts and all, they were part of the American music story.

  • May 23, 2008 meenakshim28
    Report This User

    Martin Scorsese's documentary of the 1976 final performance of the legendary Sixties rock group

similar movies

  • Stop Making Sense (1984)

  • One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

  • Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

  • Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)

  • Los Lonely Boys: Cottonfields and Crossroads (2006)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
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