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This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.

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This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark tries to capture it through his attempts to make a film. In the year that follows, the group deals with love, loss, AIDS, and modern day life in one truly powerful story. Written by Alex W

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving drugs and sexuality, and for some strong language | See all certifications »

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23 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Bohém élet  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,016,021 (USA) (25 November 2005)

Gross:

$29,077,547 (USA) (30 December 2005)
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Chris Columbus's daughter Eleanor Columbus, along with Jonathan Larson's nephew Matt, appear in a flashback scene where Roger plays at a club. The scene is not in the movie, but you can see them in the "seasons of love" teaser. See more »

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In Today 4 U, Angel sings " Like Thelma and Louise did when they got the blues..." however the scene takes place in 1989, before Thelma & Louise came out, so there is no way for Angel to know about the ending of the movie. See more »

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MarkAngelMaureenRogerCollinsBenjamin Coffin IIIMimi: Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes. Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes. How do you measure, measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee. In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife. In five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes - how do you measure a year in the life? How about love? How about love? How about love? Measure in love... seasons of love.
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i saw the movie rent
12 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I admit, I liked the stage show but it had huge flaws. The movie fixed all the flaws and improved on all the characters' motivations. Especially Mimi.

I loved the movie. Columbus did a fabulous job as did Steve Chbosky, the screenwriter who fixed all the structure problems the show had and made you love these characters even more. I never felt emotionally connected to the characters when seeing it on stage, as a movie, I was with each of them the whole way. For all your doubters, give the movie a chance, I think you'll be surprised.

See the movie!


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