Empire Records Reviews

March 29, 2019
The biggest audience laugh at a recent showing came when a guy deadpanned, "This movie speaks for our generation." The sun can't set too soon on this Empire.
March 29, 2019
If Clerks were written by TV hacks, it might feel something like this.
March 29, 2019
A lousy comic drama about the efforts of some independent record store employees to maintain the integrity of their business.
March 29, 2019
The movie is too blatant a throwback to crass '80s teen fodder to really work.
August 11, 2008
A soundtrack in search of a movie, Empire Records is one teen-music effort that never finds a groove.
August 14, 2007
Lovably sloppy.
January 26, 2006
Overall, fatally ersatz but good natured at heart.
January 1, 2000
If the movie is a lost cause, it may at least showcase actors who have better things ahead of them.