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7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 1 out of 7
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  1. DianneH.
    Feb 26, 2005
    9
    What a great show! It was wonderful to go back in time. I felt like I was really there.
  2. MichaelL.
    Feb 13, 2005
    10
    I loved this walk into the past. Seeing Janis, Jerry and Pigpen was like spending time with old friends. When it was over all I could do was "CRY BABY."
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85

Universal acclaim - based on 26 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. Reviewed by: Phil Hall
    100
    Rich with wonderful music and images.
  2. Reviewed by: Richard James Havis
    100
    Festival Express should rightfully take its place in rock history as one of the great performance films of all time.
  3. Reviewed by: Joel Selvin
    100
    Must-see cinema for any serious rock fan.