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"A letter from John Lennon changed his life"
  • R
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 7.0  (33,025)
  • 58

Danny Collins is a 2015 comedy-drama film that follows the story of Danny Collins, a famous ageing rock star who has spent the last four decades partying and living a rock star's life. The movie is based on a true story and stars the legendary actor Al Pacino in the lead role of Danny Collins. It also features Annette Bening as Mary Sinclair, Jennifer Garner as Samantha Leigh Donnelly, Bobby Cannavale as Tom Donnelly, and Christopher Plummer as Frank Grubman.

The movie starts with Danny Collins, who receives a letter that John Lennon had written him forty years ago, but was never delivered to him. The letter inspires him to re-evaluate his life and his career. Danny decides to make some changes in his life and tries to reconnect with his estranged son, Tom Donnelly. He then decides to ditch his tour and goes to New Jersey to meet Tom and his wife Samantha. Along the way, he befriends Mary Sinclair, a hotel manager, and begins a romantic relationship with her.

Danny meets Tom and Samantha's daughter, Hope, and soon realizes that he has missed out on much of his son's life. Danny tries to make amends with his family, but struggles to convince Tom that he has changed. Meanwhile, he begins performing again and develops a relationship with his new young manager, who tries to steer Danny's music in a new direction.

Danny also has to deal with his health problems, which include hearing loss and a heart condition. Despite these challenges, Danny is determined to make changes in his life and find redemption. He eventually realizes that performing is not the only thing that matters in his life, and that he can still use his platform to make a difference in the world.

The movie is filled with fantastic music, including original songs written by Ryan Adams, and wonderfully captures the essence of a rock star's life. Al Pacino's performance in the movie is brilliant and evokes both laughter and tears. He plays the character of Danny Collins with a natural ease that is truly remarkable. Annette Bening's portrayal of Mary Sinclair is also fantastic, portraying the character's vulnerability and strength with grace.

Danny Collins is a movie that will make you laugh, cry, and leave you feeling fulfilled. It is a beautiful story about redemption, second chances, and the importance of family. The movie's soundtrack is an added bonus that complements the story perfectly. Danny Collins is a must-watch for anyone who loves great storytelling and brilliant performances.

Danny Collins is a 2015 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 58.

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    7.0  (33,025)
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