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Empire Records Review

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  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    The sun can't set too soon on this "Empire." [23 Oct 1995, Pg.F9]

  • 20

    out of 100

    Variety Ken Eisner

    A soundtrack in search of a movie, Empire Records is one teen-music effort that never finds a groove.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    If the movie is a lost cause, it may at least showcase actors who have better things ahead of them.

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Ty Burr

    The movie is too blatant a throwback to crass '80s teen fodder to really work.

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