54
54 (1998)

Mark Christopher wrote and directed this look back at the Disco Era when the popular Studio 54 was at its apogee in the late '70s. With obvious comparisons to Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) and Whit Stillman's The… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: April 3, 2001
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13%
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44%



Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Poor plot development and slow pacing keep 54 from capturing the energy of it's legendary namesake.

Emanuel Levy
Variety

A more critical and resonant Hollywood movie about the glorious disco culture screams to be made.

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Charles Taylor
Salon.com

It's a flat, clumsy piece of filmmaking.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

...comes off like a high-budget cautionary tale, concerned that if it shows anything attractive about Studio 54, some young and innocent viewer might be corrupted...

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
Time Out

Myers exploits every vicious, self-hating line that comes his way.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Decadence has rarely looked so pathetic, lethargic and dispiriting as it does in this listless film.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A shapeless homage to the glory that was Studio 54 in its decadent heyday...

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

The triteness comes thick and fast.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

The party never gets started.

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Film4

Neither a great night out nor a great night in.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
54 is a decent drama that boasts a good cast, but the biggest problem here is the fact that it tries to a broad movie in terms of storytelling, but it never… More
Apeneck Fletcher
The decadence and debauchery of disco's palace comes off as only dull. Myers is good and Hayek --- she's always easy on the eyes.
jay nixon
Good music and an excellent Mike Myers performance are the highlights of this movie but neither Phillippe nor Campbell can act so the film has two empty spots… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Light soap opera story, Summer of Sam captured better the mood of the time. Mike Myers is surprisingly not that bad in this role, probably the only passable… More
Christian C
M'eh. Watch "Boogie Nights" for a real film about drugs, partying, hedonism and loss!
Nicki Marie
Average - not as bad as some reviews made out, but nothing amazing either. Salma Hayek and the fun 70's soundtrack are the best thing about this movie. I… More

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