Xanadu

Rob Ahrens

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What kind of a stoner would consider "Xanadu" -- the 1980 turkey-on-roller-skates that put the skids on Olivia Newton-John's movie career -- ideal material for a Broadway musical?

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Review: 'Xanadu'

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The five-year span of 1978-83 saw no shortage of cultural crimes, and hammering the fatal nail in the coffin of the already moribund movie musical wasn't the greatest of them. Arguably worst of all…

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Review: 'Xanadu'

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Xanadu is truly a stupendously bad film whose only salvage is the music. Olivia Newton-John plays a muse, first seen with her eight sisters painted on a wall. Suddenly, they all come alive, with…

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  1. 1

    Lucy

    Daily Gross:$5.0M

    Cume to07.28.14: $48.9M

    Lucy

    1
    Daily:$5.0M Cumulative:$48.9M Universal Pictures -57.86%
  2. 2

    Hercules

    Daily Gross:$3.3M

    Cume to07.28.14: $33.1M

    Hercules

    2
    Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
  3. 3

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$2.2M

    Cume to07.28.14: $174.7M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    3
    Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%

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