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August Rush

August Rush (Freddie Highmore) is a gifted musician and an orphan. Believing his parents (Keri Russell and Jonathan Rhys Meyers) are still alive, the young boy leaves the orphanage and sets off to find them. Along the way he acquires performing skills and the help of a mysterious stranger (Robin Williams). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2007
Video Release: 10 Mar 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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Robin William’s character in this film is a recreation of Fagin from the classic Dicken’s tale, Oliver Twist. (Oliver! is a musical version of his story.) After meeting aboard a cruise ship, two passengers fall in love and decide to reunite in New York—but a disastrous accident interferes with their meeting in An Affair to Remember.

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DVD Release Date: 11 March 2008

August Rush releases on DVD and Blu-ray in both full frame and widescreen presentations. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Surround 5.1 (English, French and Spanish).

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