Metacritic Movie Ratings
Pirate Radio Reviews

3.0

58

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Classic rock enthusiasts will want to stick around through the end credit sequence, which features an array of album covers.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Richard Curtis's comedy is anchored only in exuberance, but that's more than you can say for most movies these days; it keeps you beaming with pleasure.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Pirate Radio is, in the end, about as rock-revolutionary as a tea break. But the choppy production floats on a great soundtrack (the real pirates are the Rolling Stones) and is buoyed by an inviting cast.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterRay Bennett

    The real pirate radio ships, whose days ended in 1967, wound up being towed away for salvage but the film avoids that fate -- like the best rock songs -- with a rousing finish and a pleasing climax.

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