100

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
If you haven't already sold your soul to rock & roll, Almost Famous should seal the deal.
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100

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A great movie -- and the best movie ever about the '70s rock era.
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
I loved this movie madly, and so will many of you.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Oh, what a lovely film. I was almost hugging myself while I watched it.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Crowe, staying close to his memories, has gotten it, for perhaps the first time, onto the screen.
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Hollywood filmmaking at its best, brimming over with feeling, texture, spirit, and several kinds of keenness that transmute experience into big pop myth.
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88

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
Crowe's script is a thing of wonder, and he again proves himself to be an outstanding director of actors.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A movie that is easily likable.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Crowe is so good on mood and milieu that when Elton John's bubblegum ballad "Tiny Dancer" swells on the soundtrack, in this context it sounds like a hymn.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
A sweet but curiously unfulfilling story.
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90 out of 100
Universal acclaim
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.