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High Fidelity (2000)

14 Ratings: 4.2
Comedy, Music Video & Concerts, and Musicals & Performing Arts movie directed by Stephen Frears

Transplanted from England to the not-so-mean streets of Chicago, the screen adaptation of Nick Hornby's cult-classic novelHigh Fidelityemerges unscathed from its Americanization, idiosyncrasies intact, thanks to John Cusack's inimitable charm … see full wiki

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Director: Stephen Frears
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: 2000
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about High Fidelity (2000)
review by . June 22, 2008
I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. John Cusack is his usual charming man-next-door with issues. Jack Black plays his standard stick-it-to-the-man rebel with a heart. Three men with extreme and unnecessary music knowledge spend their days and nights together bantering, arguing and not living their lives. The "non-musical" are excluded from their club, and they even have issues with each other.    Throw a break-up with a long-term girlfriend in the mix and watch as the world begins …
review by . June 21, 2003
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I intensely disliked Nick Hornby's book High Fidelity - in fact, I dislike pretty much everything that Hornsby stands for in contemporary British literature, and so I only ever came to see this courtesy of losing in a game of Scissor-Paper-Stone at the video store. It's one game I'm glad I lost.This is a terrific, intelligent comedy, set on fire by the outstanding performances of the cast, but especially the comedy double act of Jack Black and Todd Louiso, John Cusack's geeky sidekicks at the record …
review by . April 15, 2000
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Pros: Wonderful Cusaks     Cons: Smarmy and not believable     I love the Cusak's both John and his sister Joan. I try never to miss a film by either of them. This one however was a disappointment as I never could really connect with the characters. Maybe because I'm a woman, but it seemed to me that the plot was thin and the situations were simply not believable. I have had several male friends think that this film hits a dead one mark on how men view life. …
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