Amy

Amy

"The girl behind the name."
  • R
  • 2015
  • 2 hr 8 min
  • 7.8  (48,546)
  • 85

Famed British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead of alcohol poisoning on July 2011 in her Camden, London residence. Since that time her fame has skyrocketed, piquing public interest about the life of the deceased celebrity. This documentary is an in-depth look at that life. The film begins in 1998 with a teenage Winehouse singing at the birthday party of a friend. That is only part of the story. Her musical story began long before that. Music was a lifelong love. The documentary looks at her life from early childhood, to finding public fame in her musical career beginning in 2003, and beyond. The film also chronicles her personal struggles with bulimia nervosa, drugs, and alcoholism. Along the way you will see portions of over 100 interviews of Winehouse’ family and friends. The documentary even features some intimate interviews with Winehouse herself in which she very openly discusses her problems, fame, family, music, and life in general. There are plenty of visuals to go with all of the narrative and interviews. The film is packed with footage and music tracks

Amy
Amy (Trailer 2)
Amy (Trailer 2)

Trailer - 2 min 16 sec

Writing Poems
Writing Poems

Clip - 52 sec

Amy (Trailer 3)
Amy (Trailer 3)

Trailer - 1 min 24 sec

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday

Clip - 49 sec

How Big Are You Going To Be
How Big Are You Going To Be

Clip - 32 sec

Pick Up Guitar
Pick Up Guitar

Clip - 41 sec

Description
Famed British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was found dead of alcohol poisoning on July 2011 in her Camden, London residence. Since that time her fame has skyrocketed, piquing public interest about the life of the deceased celebrity. This documentary is an in-depth look at that life. The film begins in 1998 with a teenage Winehouse singing at the birthday party of a friend. That is only part of the story. Her musical story began long before that. Music was a lifelong love. The documentary looks at her life from early childhood, to finding public fame in her musical career beginning in 2003, and beyond.

The film also chronicles her personal struggles with bulimia nervosa, drugs, and alcoholism. Along the way you will see portions of over 100 interviews of Winehouse’ family and friends. The documentary even features some intimate interviews with Winehouse herself in which she very openly discusses her problems, fame, family, music, and life in general. There are plenty of visuals to go with all of the narrative and interviews. The film is packed with footage and music tracks

Amy is a 2015 documentary with a runtime of 2 hours and 8 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8 and a MetaScore of 85.

Amy is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, FuboTV, Showtime, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Amy for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2015
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 8 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (48,546)
  • Metascore
    85