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Pirate Radio

Rated R for language, and some sexual content including brief nudity.

R In Theaters 11/13/2009 , 134min.
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Viewer Score
55%
Viewer score based on 105 ratings
58%
Critic score based on 31 reviews

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December 06, 2011
fredyd45
I'd like to give this movie a 10 thumbs up. It was fun and kept my interest the whole time. I loved it
October 03, 2011
bcat79
Great Movie, who wouldn't like it?
April 30, 2011
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FREAKING AMAZING! Funny movie, with AMAZING music! love love love!
April 14, 2011
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I absolutely adore this awkward but lovely movie. I was hesitant to watch at first, but was drawn right in to poor James' plight. 'The Boat That Rocked' has one of the greatest soundtracks that I've ever listened to, and one of the only ones that I didn't skip any of the songs. Five stars, for me.
April 04, 2011
dmlski
Finally got to see this movie and it was worth the wait! The story was GREAT and the music was ...FANTASTIC! Anyone who was around in the 60s will have a lot of fun!

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
Pirate Radio, the new rock-saturated comedy that proves life really is better when it's set to a '60s soundtrack, is, to borrow from the Stones, "a gas! gas! gas!" Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Classic rock enthusiasts will want to stick around through the end credit sequence, which features an array of album covers. Full Review
Derek Elley
Variety
Picture generally stays afloat on the strength of its characters but sometimes threatens to sink under its overlong running time and vignettish structure. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
The result, although uneven, is generally enjoyable, especially for those who attend with the right mindset. Character and narrative are secondary concerns for a movie primarily driven to provide a Valentine to '60s rock-and-roll. Full Review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
Richard Curtis's comedy is anchored only in exuberance, but that's more than you can say for most movies these days; it keeps you beaming with pleasure. Full Review

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