Good Times

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"Sonny & Cher's ONLY motion picture together!"
  • NR
  • 1967
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 4.5  (717)

Good Times is a 1967 movie that stars the famous singing duo of Sonny and Cher along with actor and musician, Sonny Bono. The film revolves around the comical and musical exploits of this trio, who play a fictionalized version of themselves. Set in the swinging sixties, Good Times begins with the trio performing a concert in a nightclub. Soon after, they find themselves stranded in the middle of the desert with their car breaking down. The rest of the movie follows their quirky adventures as they try to hitchhike their way back home to Los Angeles.

Throughout the film, Sonny, Cher and Sonny Bono display their musical talents through various song and dance numbers. Some of the most memorable tunes include "I'm a Believer", "Do You Believe in Magic?" and "What Now My Love". Fans of Sonny and Cher would certainly enjoy seeing their favorite duo perform their hit songs on the big screen.

Apart from the music, the comedy element of the movie is also noteworthy. Sonny and Cher's witty one-liners and comical expressions keep the audience entertained throughout. The trio's interactions with the various characters they come across on their journey are also quite hilarious. Of special mention is the performance of actress and comedian, George Sanders, who plays a butler in a mansion the trio stumbles upon. His dry wit and sarcastic comments add a level of sophistication to the comedy.

The movie also features some stunning cinematography. The scenes of the trio stranded in the desert are beautifully shot, taking full advantage of the breathtaking landscape. The vibrant colors and psychedelic visuals of the nightclub and concert scenes, on the other hand, capture the essence of the psychedelic era.

One of the standout aspects of the movie is its portrayal of the era. Good Times offers a peek into the counterculture of the 1960s, with scenes of flower power, free love, and anti-establishment sentiments. The movie portrays the push and pull between the older, established generation and the newer, progressive one. This makes it an essential viewing for anyone interested in the period or the social movements of the 1960s.

Overall, Good Times is an entertaining and nostalgic trip down memory lane. The movie's combination of music, comedy, and the portrayal of the era makes it a must-watch for fans of Sonny and Cher, and anyone interested in the 1960s counterculture. It is a fun and uplifting film that leaves the viewer feeling good and singing along with the catchy tunes.

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    4.5  (717)