Ricki and the Flash

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Musical
Running Time:  101 min.
Release Date: August 7, 2015
DVD: November 24, 2015

Current rating: Rating: 4.20
based on 96 votes and 40 reviews
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Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan, Rick Springfield


Ricki (Meryl Streep) is an aging rock star who abandoned her family to chase fame and stardom. The sacrifice delivered the stardom she craved, but it cost her a relationship with her family.

After years of rocking with her band, the Flash, her life is interrupted by a call from her ex-husband (Kevin Kline). She discovers their estranged daughter (Mamie Gummer) is going through a tough situation and decides to head back home. Given the opportunity to reconcile and make things right, Ricki must again choose between the music she loves and the family she lost.

Director: Jonathan Demme
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Marc Platt, Mason Novick
Screenplay: Diablo Cody
Official Site: RickiandtheFlashMovie.com

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  • 5 stars "Excellent and special movie"
  • 5 stars "Love Meryl Streep and daughter in this movie also love Kline and Springfield they all work good together!!!! Of course I love her movies anyway ;) Her daughter is following in her legacy and doing it great and she rocks!!!"
  • 1 star "Horrid writing, worse acting. A grade four student could have written and produced this better. This had to be SONY, forcing a contractual obligation. It could have been good."