End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones
End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones (2004)

Filmmaker Michael Gramaglia's years-in-the-making biography of the legendary punk band the Ramones entitled End of the Century traces nearly all the various and sundry peaks and valleys which the seminal rockers experienced over the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 10, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Gabba gabba hey! With its focus on the groundbreaking work of the 1970s punk band The Ramones End of the Century makes a solid entry into the growing canon of documentaries that capture Punkology.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A deliriously musical portrait of a band that became famous and legendary without the headlining stardom that usually accompanies that.

Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

A film that does a fine job explaining their importance without airbrushing their foibles.

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Stellar docu on influential punk band; talk of drugs, drink.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

A comprehensive look at the punk pioneers that never wears out its welcome.

Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times

A satisfying, straightforward documentary with great archive footage and interviews with band members ... and those they influenced.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Everything you want to know about the Ramones, as told by many of the people who were there to remember.

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Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

The revelations may even deepen your appreciation for the music -- it's incredible that so much dumb fun was generated out of such pain.

Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Engaging documentary.

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Jim Agnew
Film Threat

Necessary viewing for any music fan.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
A four star from a man who hates movies about bands? Yes indeed because it is the Ramones we are talking about. I was curious going in and hooked throughout. A… More