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Jersey Boys (2014)

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The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.

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Vito (as Steven R. Schirripa)
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Jersey Boys is a musical biography of the Four Seasons-the rise, the tough times and personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of a group of friends whose music became symbolic of a generation. Far from a mere tribute concert (though it does include numbers from the popular Four Seasons songbook), Jersey Boys gets to the heart of the relationships at the center of the group-with a special focus on frontman Frankie Valli, the small kid with the big falsetto. In addition to following the quartet's coming of age as performers, the core of the show is how an allegiance to a code of honor learned in the streets of their native New Jersey got them through a multitude of challenges: gambling debts, Mafia threats and family disasters. Jersey Boys is a glimpse at the people behind a sound that has managed to endure for over four decades in the hearts of the public. Written by Broadway.com

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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,319,371 (USA) (20 June 2014)

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$47,034,272 (USA) (19 September 2014)
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Trivia

Frankie's parents have a picture of Frank Sinatra in their home. Frankie often says he wants to be bigger than Sinatra. Like Frankie Valli, Sinatra began his career singing in night clubs owned by Gyp de Carlo. See more »

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In the 1951 opening scenes, someone sings a line from the 1954 song "Earth Angel". See more »

Quotes

Nick Massi: People always ask the same question, why'd you do it Nicky? Why'd you walk away? Well let me clear that up. It wasn't the signed deal, it wasn't the touring, it wasn't the bad food or rooming with Tommy, it just came out of my mouth. Once I said it, I knew it was what I wanted. I wanted to go home.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, the actors who were seen in the film are seen dancing to Oh What a Night (December 1963). See more »

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References Goodfellas (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Workin' My Way Back to You
Written by Denny Randell and Sandy Linzer
Performed by John Lloyd Young (uncredited), Erich Bergen (uncredited), Michael Lomenda (uncredited) and Vincent Piazza (uncredited)
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21 June 2014 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

I was born in 1964 so I wanted to see the costumes, hair, make up and set the most. My daughter is a musical theater kid, so the fact that it was based on the musical production I have yet to see was an added bonus. I did not expect too much, maybe a little drama from the clips I had seen. Probably sex, drugs, violence and swearing.

Boy was I in for a surprise. I absolutely LOVED every minute of "Jersey Boys" I laughed and cried and was in awe with the sets, makeup, costumes, hair and the characters chosen. The music brought me back to my youth and so many memories from early life and my surroundings then. The sound was exceptional.

And guess what NO explicit SEX, no drugs except alcohol. There was very little violence and only a few F bombs. How refreshing! Imagine that! So much talent I did not even realize all that is missing until I thought about it later. I only realized the movie runs a little long after it was over.

The audience LOVED it. Not once (finally) did I feel a strong urge to shout "SHUT UP" to my co-movie goers because they were all too busy watching the movie and enjoying it. Young and older generations alike!

Never before have I watched a movie that skipped over time so flawlessly that your imagination was all that was needed to fill the gaps. Brilliant.

I am not a movie buff, I only go a hand full of times a year maybe. There was not one thing I did not like about this movie. Not one. I could see owning this and seeing it many times over!

See Jersey Boys!


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