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Sep 052014

photo for Jersey Boys Clint Eastwood’s big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. The story of their trials and triumphs are accompanied by the songs that influenced a generation, including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Dawn,” “Rag Doll,” “Bye Bye Baby,” “Who Loves You,” and many more. Stars John Lloyd Young, who reprises his Tony Award-winning portrayal of the legendary lead singer of The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli; Erich Bergen stars as Bob Gaudio, who wrote or co-wrote all of the group’s biggest hits; Michael Lomenda and Vincent Piazza star respectively as Nick Massi and Tommy DeVito, two original members of The Four Seasons; Christopher Walken stars as mobster Gyp DeCarlo. Extras: “Oh, What A Night to Remember” featurette. Blu-ray adds “From Broadway to the Big Screen” featurette, “Too Good to Be True” featurette. Vitals: Director: Clint Eastwood. Stars: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Vincent Piazza, Christopher Walken, Mike Doyle, Steve Monroe, Steve Schirripa, James Madio, Kathrine Narducci, Jeremy Luke, Freya Tingley. 2014, CC, MPAA rating: R, 134 min., Musical/BioDrama, Box office gross: $46.772 million, Warner.

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