Reviews

WAYS TO
WATCH:

See all

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A concert film which captures Bono and the U2 boys live in Boston June 6, 2001. The film is an interactive experience which lets the viewer dictate different perspectives and angles of ... See full summary »

Director: Hamish Hamilton
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
U2's Beautiful Day (Video 2002)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The world's greatest rock band return to Ireland to play a sold out Slane Castle, in a concert that will live long in the memory of everyone there.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Maurice Linnane
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

U2 perform live in Sydney, Australia in 1993 on the fifth leg of their iconic Zoo TV Tour.

Director: David Mallet
Stars: Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Live performance of U2 at the Rose Bowl in California. Part of the "U2 360° Tour", which is titled for the use of a 360° stage and audience configuration.

Director: Tom Krueger
Stars: Bono, Adam Clayton, Jay Z
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A collection of U2's music videos from their compilation album titled "The Best of 1990-2000"

Directors: Bill Carter, Anton Corbijn, and 15 more credits »
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A concert film capturing legendary Irish rock band U2's 1997 Popmart Tour live in Mexico City

Director: David Mallet
Stars: Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A documentary of Irish rock group U2's Fall 1987 tour of North America.

Director: Phil Joanou
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

U2 perform a live concert at Red Rocks.

Director: Gavin Taylor
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
U2 3D (2007)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A 3-D presentation of U2's global "Vertigo" tour. Shot at seven different shows, this production employs the greatest number of 3-D cameras ever used for a single project.

Directors: Catherine Owens, Mark Pellington
Stars: Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A documentary examining the production of U2's most commercially successful and critically acclaimed album.

Directors: Philip King, Nuala O'Connor
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

U2 concert filmed on July 21, 2005 at San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy.

Director: Hamish Hamilton
Stars: Bono, Adam Clayton, U2
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In the terrain of rock bands, implosion or explosion is seemingly inevitable. U2 has defied the gravitational pull towards destruction; this band has endured and thrived. This documentary asks the question why.

Director: Davis Guggenheim
Stars: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself (as Larry Mullen)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gavin Friday ...
Himself (as Mr.Gavin Friday)
...
Themselves - Performer
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Music

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 November 2005 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show was recorded over U2's two night stand in Chicago on 9 May and 10 May 2005. The May 10th gigs can be easily spotted when fans are shown holding up signs wishing Bono a happy birthday, as his 45th birthday was May 10th, and other songs don't show fans in those vicinities holding any signs. See more »

Soundtracks

Bullet The Blue Sky
Written and Performed by U2
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Enjoyable but there are better
1 August 2008 | by (derry, ireland) – See all my reviews

If you are a collector of all things U2, then you will want to buy this DVD. If, on the other hand, you were wanting to spend your money on the best, then Slane, Zoo TV and Popmart are better choices. But hey, this is still a pretty good watch.

It is a fair comment, most would agree, that U2 put on the best live shows. Bono has been quoted on many occasions saying that 'live is where the band lives.' Now a lot of factors go into making these great shows but one that sticks out down the years are the concert openers. 'I Will Follow', 'Where The Streets Have No Name', 'Mofo' etc, are all great ways to kick off the show. And this trend continues here with the majestic 'City of Blinding Lights' in which it is declared that everyone looks 'So Beautiful Tonight'. In what also could have been an opener that night (it was on the European leg of the tour) is what comes next- the highly energetic 'Vertigo', which leaves the crowd jumping for joy and sets up 'Elevation' nicely.

Then the band rewind 20 plus years and play an unbelievable version of 'Electric Co'. Watching The Edge during this song is great as he plays terrificly well. What is a little disappointing for me, and this happens in different parts of the show, is that the crowd goes a little bit stale, during the earlier hits. I mean I don't mind new U2 fans, but there are many there in the audience who I bet only owned the Greatest Hits CD's. This staleness continues through a classic like 'Miracle Drug' where I even saw people leaving their seats!! I mean come on people, enjoy it!!

The crowd do eventually get back off their seats during the fantastic 'Sunday Bloody Sunday', although it is a bit soured halfway through with Bono doing his thing. Each to their own as they say. The second part of the show is the strongest with an emotional 'Running To Stand Still' being followed by 'Pride', 'Streets' and 'One'.

What is so great about the show as a whole are the different depths. So after a speech about making poverty history we are then treated to that fantastic opening of 'Zoo Station', followed by one of the bands best ever songs 'The Fly'.

The show finishes with all areas covered. A few more from 'Bomb' and then the classic '40' to finish the show, with each member of the band leaving the stage individually, which is very touching.

Overall, this isn't the bands greatest ever live show, but it is a very good one. The set list is amazing with hits young and old, but the crowd are a bit of a let down. (Youtube footage of the gigs from Croke Park and Brazil and you'll catch my drift.) But, it is not a waste of money and you will watch it again and again.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I was there ginger1981
Mysterious Ways on the Live in Chicago DVD cirone328

Contribute to This Page