100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
With its knowing take on men, messed-up romance and music, is like one long, hook-filled pop song for the eyes.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Causes us to leave the theater quite unreasonably happy.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
When director Stephen Frears worked with (Jack Black), he must have yelled "Let 'er rip!" instead of "Action!"
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Sad, funny, brilliant.
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88

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Terrific.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The quirky High Fidelity really deserves being called the first must-see movie of the century.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
All the pieces hang together. You can't say that about many movies.
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74

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Even if it sometimes skips, it's consistently wittier and more idiosyncratic that most studio movies.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
For all its music-trivia affection, High Fidelity is finally a pretty thin melody.
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63

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Isn't all that romantic and is only half as funny as it thinks it is.
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79 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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