St. Elmo's Fire - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

St. Elmo's Fire Reviews

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July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 21, 2002
Yearning, burning, boring
| Original Score: 1/5
July 23, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
October 18, 2008
St. Elmo's Fire is all about a group of recent college graduates in Washington who were always the best of friends but now are drifting apart as real life approaches, discovering various reasons why they are so individually obnoxious.
February 9, 2006
Estevez and Nelson are as unappealing here as in The Breakfast Club, though in fairness they're hampered by a script that seems to despise its characters.
August 22, 2009
Even teens might have a hard time identifying with the level of melodrama we get here.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
May 13, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
July 8, 2004
The intolerable apotheosis of 80s youth-driven filmmaking.
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2000
Everything collapses under its own weight.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 21, 2003
Soapy brat pack sap.
| Original Score: 2/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
May 20, 2003
The film is edited so skittishly that the actors are barely able to complete their sentences, let alone their thoughts. That's probably just as well.
October 13, 2005
the loud clothes, the pumped-up fake rock of John Parr, the questionable sex appeal of McCarthy and the unctuous Nelson. Turn it on and watch your skin crawl.
June 29, 2009
Everyone struggles. Everyone triumphs. The music swells. No one cares.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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
July 13, 2017
All speed and stylishness without a bit of emotional resonance beneath.
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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