Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

(2008)

The film adaptation of the massively popular Broadway musical, featuring an array of ABBA’s greatest hits, tells the story of 18-year-old Sophie (Amanda Seyfried). It’s almost her wedding day and she still doesn't know who her father is. It could be any of her mother’s (Meryl Streep) past suitors: Sam (Pierce Brosnan), Bill (Stellan Skarsgård) or Harry (Colin Firth). The only way for her to find out is to invite all three to her wedding to see what happens.... More

Includes all ABBA fan favourites: 'Super Trouper', 'Dancing Queen', 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', 'Thank You for the Music', 'Money Money Money', 'The Winner Takes It All', 'Voulez Vous', 'I Have A Dream' and 'SOS'.Hide

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This is a great movie if you're an ABBA fan. I've been an ABBA fan since ABBA was invented. The movie is like a great accompaniment to the music. Sort of like nice chips with a good meal. All the characters are back, well, sort of. It's a simple, cheesy, warm-hearted, feelgood, all's well that end's well storyline. So if you want something gritty and deep, watch something else. If you want fun & happiness, watch this movie. If you like ABBA music, DEFINITELY watch this movie. I hear... More there's a "singalong" version. I'm sure that will be even better for ABBA fans. Watch this movie, it may cheer you up if you're down. If you're happy already, it's a bonus, like being given a cute kitten.Hide


"The horror... The horror..." Colonel Kurtz's last words in APOCOLYPSE NOW kept playing through my mind as I sat in abject horror and suffered the sheer mind-numbing banality of this Abbatastic torture. For this reviewer, hell is not a place of flames we descend to after we die. No. Hell is a cinema endlessly looping this rainbow of trite sh*te masquerading as cinema. I loved PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - so it ain't the ABBA. Something evil lurks within this, and I don't just mean... More the sight and sound of Pierce Brosnan's singing either...

"Any cinem screening this should be forced to hang up warning signs: "Highly Toxic" and then a smiley face beneath which is written: "Abandon hope all ye who enter here."

That said, I know people over 50 and young girls who loved it. And Justin Bieber sells records. So what the f**k do I know? I know this though - if anyone tries to make me watch MAMMA MIA again I'll gouge my own eyes out with a rusty spoon and eat them.

Not joking.

Spoon - eyes - eat.Hide


I LOVE THIS MOVIE SO MUCH, THE ACTORS ARE AMAZING AND DO A FANTASTIC JOB! NOT A HUGE ABBA FAN BUT THAT CHANGED FOR ME ONCE I WATCHED THIS WICKED MOVIE!


I loved this movie, I've seen it like 100 times.
Even though some of the cast can't sing that well they All tried their hardest
I Love Christine Baranski's version of "Does your Mother Know" and Merly Streep's version of "Winner takes it all".
Its None-stop fun and laughter, I 100% recament it to everybody.


LOVE IT LOVEIT LOVE IT :)
IT WAS WOUNDERFUL I LOVE MUSIC I THOUGHT IT WAS AWESOME AND I'M ONLY 11.

I HAD NEVER REALLY HEARD THE ABBA SONGS BEFORE BUT I THOUGHT IT WAS JUST GREAT!!!!!!!! AND MERLY STREEP, AMANDA SEYFRIED, JULIE WALTERS, CHRISTINE BARANSKI, DOMINIC COOPER AND ALL THE OTHERS WERE SO GOOD AT SINGING THE ABBA SONGS
I LOVE YOUS

I SAW IT ON A DVD OF MY GREAT AUNT
SO IM SAVING UP FOR IT ON DVD AND C.D :)

IT IS SUCH A GREAT MOVIE U SHOULD WACTH IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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54% of critics recommend.
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  • Cheesy, silly, funny and oh so entertaining! Full Review

  • 1/2 Meryl Streep, Julie Walters and Christine Baranski all turn in an energetic day's work. And as for the boys ... well, it's an old truism of musicals that you're better off casting actors who can sing a bit, rather than singers who can act a bit. Full Review

  • 1/2 Perhaps we're looking for purer forms of escapism in these harsher economic times, but Mamma Mia! manages to hit just the right note with Abba song-and-dance routines, which will leave you humming 1970s disco tunes for days. Full Review

  • 1/2 It didn't do the trick for me, and if I never EVER have to hear James Bond singing EVER again, I will die a happy woman. Full Review

  • This joyous frolic propelled and inspired by the timeless music of ABBA is a bit like Grease for the older set, with Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan playing the leading roles. Based on the hit stage show Mamma Mia, it's an ambitious musical about secrets, love, friendship and is great escapism for all ages. Full Review

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