63% The Maze Runner Sep 19
65% A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
43% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
82% Tracks Sep 19
93% The Guest Sep 17

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20% Let's Be Cops $4.4M
88% The Drop $4.1M
37% If I Stay $3.9M
35% The November Man $2.8M
35% The Giver $2.6M
67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

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—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
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89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
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87% The Strain: Season 1
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91% Doctor Who: Season 8
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My Beautiful Laundrette Reviews

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Sue Heal
Radio Times

This seminal 1980s movie launched a plethora of now distinguished careers, including those of director Stephen Frears and Daniel Day-Lewis.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

May 13, 2013
Sheila Benson
Los Angeles Times
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It's Daniel Day Lewis, taut, intelligent, erotic, who is an emerging star.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 13, 2013
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Fast, bold, harsh and primitive like a prodigious student film with equal parts promise and threat.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 13, 2013
Candice Russell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

There isn't a performance in this film that is less than excellent.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 13, 2013


Expertly acted throughout, this remains a definitive snapshot of British life in the 1980s.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 13, 2013
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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This is a uniquely plausible portrait of life in England, yet its appeal isn't limited to social realism -- it also has a twist of buoyant fantasy and romance

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 13, 2013
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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This new British picture raises enough issues for a half-dozen more conventional movies. And though this approach makes for a structure that's a little shaky, the film somehow holds together.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel

May 13, 2013
Sid Smith
Chicago Tribune
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Director Stephen Frears and screenwriter Hanif Kureishi are better at depicting a new milieu than in making an important or innovative statement.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

May 13, 2013
Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] "My Beautiful Launderette" is a milestone of British cinema.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A

June 28, 2011
Emanuel Levy

An intriguing tale about race, sexuality, and politics in the New London, splendidly played by Daniel day Lewis as the gay punk.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

June 17, 2011
Variety Staff
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As always, director Stephen Frears does a superb job of work when given a good script, and this is a very good script.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 18, 2008

Time Out
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The strength of the film is its vision -- cutting, compassionate and sometimes hilarious -- of what it means to be Asian, and British, in Thatcher's Britain.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

February 25, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 5/5

June 29, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

April 18, 2004
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

| Original Score: 5/5

April 6, 2004
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 4/5

April 2, 2004
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)

| Original Score: 4/5

December 18, 2003
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 4/5

December 15, 2003
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

When it works, it's a sophisticated and modestly ambitious attempt to cast a glance at a minority culture struggling to gain a foothold in a troubling time and place.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 74/100

October 29, 2003
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