"August Rush" tells the story of a charismatic young Irish guitarist (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and a sheltered young cellist (Keri Russell) who have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square, but are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York and cared for by a mysterious stranger (Robin Williams), August (Freddie Highmore) uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5

1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

37% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.8/10
  • Fresh 46
  • Rotten 79

Critics Consensus: Though featuring a talented cast, August Rush cannot overcome the flimsy direction and schmaltzy plot.

9+ COMMON SENSE

Pleasant, emotional, fable-like family drama.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2007 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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