Killing Bono

Metascore
46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    Nov 4, 2011
    75
    Killing Bono begs to be remade with A-list stars but, given Neil's history of near-misses, probably won't be.
  2. Reviewed by: Alison Willmore
    Nov 3, 2011
    70
    It's that mean edge to Killing Bono's storytelling, none of it directed at the famous figure of the title, that makes it more than the film equivalent of someone's prize bar anecdote about the celebrity he knew (and could have been - nay, should have been) back in the day.
  3. Reviewed by: Jordan Mintzer
    Nov 1, 2011
    70
    This cleverly conceived, behind-the-scenes tale features fine lead performances and enough nods to the epic group's early days to interest fans outside the U.K.
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  1. Feb 24, 2012
    5
    Entertaining movie about the varying fortunes of two bands competing with each other while the members are still in school, one being U2Entertaining movie about the varying fortunes of two bands competing with each other while the members are still in school, one being U2 obviously. It follows the path of the unsuccessful band and the relationship of the two brothers who front the band. While very funny in parts with a few laugh out loud moments I thought the last half hour felt strained and didn't sit well with the rest of the movie and left me a little disappointed Full Review »