Danny Collins

Inspired by a true story.


Danny Collins
An aging 1970s rocker can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act. The film features several songs by Lennon.

105 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Drug abuse).
Comedy, Drama.

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Credits

Cast
Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Bobby Cannavale, Christopher Plummer
Director
Dan Fogelman
ScreenplayDan Fogelman
MusicRyan Adams, Theodore Shapiro
CinematographySteve Yedlin
EditingJulie Monroe
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2015
Produced byBig Indie Pictures, ShivHans Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, comedy
LanguageModerate, frequent, contextual
NudityLow impact, infrequent, non-sexual
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconAl finds his inner rock star.
10
Die Burger
Rozanne Els quote icon'Danny' én Pacino kry 'mojo' terug.
10
Cape Times
Todd McCarthy quote iconCloying tale of an aging rock star is cutesy, cornball stuff.
5
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconThis hilarious and heartfelt movie is an exuberant gift.
15
Metacritic.com
20 critics
11
Rottentomatoes critics
45 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Danny Collins features some of Al Pacino's best late-period work and a solid supporting cast, none of which quite adds up to the film it should have been.
14

What the People say

Rottentomatoes users
1401 users
14
Internet
120 Netizens quote iconA miscast Pacino makes a meal of his role in this predictable tale of rock star redemption
15

Average .. 59%

12

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