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Based on 35 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    All the pieces hang together. You can't say that about many movies. show more

  • 88
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Terrific. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Isn't all that romantic and is only half as funny as it thinks it is. show more

  • 100
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    With its knowing take on men, messed-up romance and music, is like one long, hook-filled pop song for the eyes. show more

  • 88
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    When director Stephen Frears worked with (Jack Black), he must have yelled "Let 'er rip!" instead of "Action!" show more

  • 74
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Even if it sometimes skips, it's consistently wittier and more idiosyncratic that most studio movies. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Causes us to leave the theater quite unreasonably happy. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The quirky High Fidelity really deserves being called the first must-see movie of the century. show more

  • 88
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Like laughing into a mirror for 113 minutes. show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Sad, funny, brilliant. show more

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