Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

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Average of 1872 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2001 M Contains sexual references.

No Laws. No Limits. One Rule. Never Fall In Love.

Moulin Rouge is a celebration of truth, beauty, freedom, but above all things love - set in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Paris nightclub, circa 1900. This is a completely unique and groundbreaking film from visionary director Baz Luhrmann (Romeo & Juliet, Strictly Ballroom). Satine (Nicole Kidman) the star of the MOULIN ROUGE and the city's most famous courtesan, is caught between the love of a young writer and another man's obsession. Christian (Ewan McGregor) is a writer who finds himself plunged into this decadent world where anything goes - except falling in love. Prepare to enter a world where nothing is forbidden and everything is possible...

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122 minutes
2002 Golden Globes
Best Motion Picture - Musical Comedy
2002 MTV Movie Awards
Best Musical Performance: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor
Best Female Performance: Nicole Kidman

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English dts 5.1, English Descriptive Audio Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.40:1
Brazilian Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Latin Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish, English for the hearing impaired
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Brazilian Portuguese, French, Latin Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; English audio descriptive

29 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by Ann

One of those movies that you can watch over and over and never get bored with it. Great acting by Kidman and McGregor infact by everyone. Great choice of songs. Just loved it.

5 by Twangmeister

This movie is a triumph! A kaleidescopic and occasionally chaotic homage to love, colour, tragedy, obsession, the popular song and did I mention love? Ewan MacGregor and Nicole Kidman sing their butts... Read more

2 by Iamthelizardqueen.

2 stars for art direction & costume but that is IT! Kidman horribly miscast as someone with a pulse but hey she does TB pretty well. So uneven you feel nauseous by half time. Supporting cast rate a mention but the whole effort is doomed.

3 by shawrie

I enjoyed watching this movie. Lots of action some very good musical numbers. However it did jump around quite a lot and I found this confusing.

1 by George71

Baz Luhrman's 'take' on the Moulin Rouge seeks to impress the way a kaleidoscope impresses - it's a screenful of constantly changing pattern and colour that never settles long enough for you to appreciate... Read more

2 by addy

I love good musicals, and I really like Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in pretty much everything, but I disliked this hysterical video clip mess with a passion.

5 by EsJay

Beautiful, witty, lavish, human, touching, funny and heart-breaking, and that's just scene 1. If you only watch one musical movie in your lifetime, make it this one.

4.5 by ReiDoOriente

brilliant production

genius acting by Nicole Kidman and train spotting guy.

A little bit musically confusing. I don't know where madonna and elton john fit into the 1899 music scene?

3 by Tubbs

McGregor's singing is forced but there is movement aplenty throughout the film. Jim Broadbent looks after the acting and the comedy and is always worth a star.

4.5 by netti

Kidman was superb! Loved the modern music in an old classic - gave it an interesting and entertaining twist. Great movie