Ricki and the Flash | Full Movie
- 1h 41m
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Confirm current pricing with applicable retailer. All transactions subject to applicable license terms and conditions.
Meryl Streep as you have never seen her before, a hard-rocking singer/guitarist, in Ricki and the Flash, from Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. In an original and electrifying film loaded with live musical performances, Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Meryl Streep's outstanding work helps Ricki and the Flash overcome its inconsistent tone and fairly predictable premise.
Streep's latest mom role, as Ricki Rendazzo in Ricki and the Flash, has a light, Mamma Mia! vibe,...
June 25, 2017
Just when the story beats start to feel unbearably obvious, the film changes keys, becoming less f...
June 25, 2017
More on Rotten Tomatoes
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Teen-friendly dramedy tackles big issues; some edgy content.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Ricki and the Flash doesn't shy away from showing mother-child (and ex-spouse) conflict. It talks quite openly about why the characters' relationships are a mess, though its ultimate message is that you can fix your mistakes if you really want to. Some of the issues at play are fairly heavy -- abandonment, parent-child estrangement, conflicting political viewpoints, accepting someone's sexual identity, etc. -- making it pretty intense for younger viewers. Other mature content includes strong language (including "s--t" and one "f--k"), sexual innuendo, kissing/starting to take clothes off (though nothing graphic shown), drinking (sometimes too much; hangovers are shown), and pot smoking.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Role Models
More on Common Sense Media
- Genre:Comedy, Drama
- Release Date:August 7, 2015
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD