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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Review

  • Release Date: Aug 20, 2004
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 52 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Music History, Vocal Music, Music
  • Director:Michael Gramaglia, Jim Fields

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    74

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The first half of the film is a by-the-numbers rock docu. But at the halfway mark, the personalities and psychoses of the performers become as interesting as the history, and the documentary morphs into an involving human drama.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    Much to their credit, filmmakers Michael Gramaglia and Jim Fields leave almost all the talking to band members and their inner circle. That gives this documentary--their first film--a brisk authority, humor and directness true to the band's scrappy story.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    A documentary that digs deep inside this most revolutionary and tortured of punk quartets, it's hard not to feel that the Ramones, who never had a hit record, were the greatest band in 50 years to be stonewalled out of success.

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