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Jersey Boys (2014)

From the big stage to the big screen, this hit Broadway musical is now a motion picture that surely won't disappoint.

THE STORY ABOUT THE FOUR SEASONS The rock 'n roll group not the hotel.
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THE STORY ABOUT THE FOUR SEASONS The rock 'n roll group not the hotel.

Details Release Date: Jun 20, 2014; Rated: R; Length: 134 Minutes; Genre: Musical; With: Kathrine Narducci, Vincent Piazza and Christopher Walken; Distributor: Warner Bros.

John Lloyd Young, who won a Tony award in 2006 for his portrayal of the falsetto giant Frankie Valli in the hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys, didn't realize that a routine Sunday-matinee performance was his big-screen audition. ''The first time I met Clint Eastwood was backstage after the show,'' says Young. ''And the next time was on set. I can't imagine a better beginning to what I hope will be a Hollywood career.'' Young's Valli ages from 16 to 60 in the rags-to-riches Cinderfella story, which also stars Christopher Walken as the mobster who's a father figure to the young Four Seasons.
Originally posted Apr 09, 2014
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Weekend of Nov 23 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
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1. $123.0 1 $123.0 B-
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Big Hero 6
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$20.1 3 $135.7 B+
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Interstellar
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$15.1 3 $120.7 B-
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$2.8 8 $156.8 A
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$2.6 2 $10.1 B+
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$2.4 7 $36.6 B
8.
Fury
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$1.9 6 $79.1 C+
9.
Birdman
Fox Searchlight
$1.9 6 $14.4 A-
10.
Nightcrawler
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$1.2 4 $27.2 B+
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