Once

Once
Once
Once
  • R
  • 1h 27m
  • 2007
Certified Fresh96%
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Set on the streets of Dublin, this music-filled film tells the story of two kindred spirits during an eventful week as they write and record songs that reveal their unique love story.
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Certified Fresh96%
Critics Consensus: A charming, captivating tale of love and music, Once sets the standard for the modern musical. And with Dublin as its backdrop, Once is fun and fresh.
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Common Sense Says
Sweet, romantic musical hits all the right notes.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Once is an endearing indie romance. Although there's a fair amount of swearing -- particularly "f--k" -- hardly anything else would raise a flag for teens and up. In fact, it's one of the few love stories that doesn't require its leads to get naked or fall in bed together. A thief does try to make off with the musician's street earnings, and there's some bitter talk of past breakups, plenty of beer drinking, and flirtation between a married woman and a single man (even though both know she's still married). But the positive messages about love and emotional connection outweigh any iffiness.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:May 16, 2007
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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