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St. Elmo's Fire Reviews

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July 13, 2017
From the music to the iffy fashions, director Joel Schumacher and his cast capture the 80s in one supercool microcosm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 13, 2017
A fascinating record of what that generation was watching, wearing and listening to.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 28, 2017
There is an abundance of astute and knowledgeably drawn scenes with this contextually structured story. There are some biting observations of college life, with law school in particular taking some verbal jabs on the chin.
January 1, 2011
Soapy 20-something friends saga isn't for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 11, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
June 17, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 18, 2004
A telling look at the confusions and challenges facing seven friends who have recently graduated from the same college.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 12, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 23, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
September 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
June 19, 2003
An icon of the 80's.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 11, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 19, 2002
An unforgettable master-piece. One of the best films for young people ever made. The young cast are splendid.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
February 13, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 74/100
July 13, 2017
This glib, insubstantial soap opera is emblematic of Hollywood in the mid-1980s.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 13, 2017
All speed and stylishness without a bit of emotional resonance beneath.
October 13, 2009
there's a perceptive, brilliant essay buried somewhere in St. Elmo's Fire on the dangers of deeply, tragically stupid people trying to write the great American novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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