Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen

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Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect) and Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart) star alongside Oscar-winner Julianne Moore and six-time nominee Amy Adams for this film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Directed by Stephen Chbosky (Perks of Being a Wallflower), the story follows a high schooler with social anxiety who unintentionally gets caught up in a lie when one of his letters is mistaken for a classmate's suicide note.

2021Rating: M, Mature themes, suicide references and coarse language137 minsUSA
DramaMusical

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Dear Evan Hansen | Reviews

29%275 reviews

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The end result is painfully true to the spirit of the play.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

A ponderous movie that turns earnest into maudlin, lyrical into lugubrious.

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ABC

ABC

Dares to step out with sincerity into the age of snark.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

(A) hyper-engineered world of tragedy exploited and truth forsaken.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Exquisitely engineered to give us all the feels.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

This musical is manipulative, and strange.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

The Tony-winning musical loses impact on the big screen.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This film suffocates you with ersatz compassion and personal growth.

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The Times

The Times

(A) plodding, whimpering Broadway musical adaptation...

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times

Baffling emoto-musical becomes exhausting all too quickly.

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Dear Evan Hansen | Release Details

Dear Evan Hansen is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Prime Video and Apple TV and Neon and Neon Rentals and Academy On Demand and AroVision.