Empire

Empire
Empire
  • R
  • 1h 39m
  • 2002
Rotten21%
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Empire is a powerful, gripping action-thriller featuring John Leguizamo in a riveting performance the Los Angeles Times hails as "superb." "One of the best performances of the year!" The gritty streets of the South Bronx meet the white-collar world of Wall Street in Empire, a hard-hitting story about the pursuit of fast money and the high price of greed. Featuring Denise Richards, Isabella Rossellini and rap superstars Fat Joe and Treach, Empire is a high-intensity, urban thrill-ride!

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Rotten21%
Critics Consensus: In terms of the gangster genre, Empire's story is yet another tired retread.
Reviews
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
Scott Von Doviak
Rotten

Reyes has obviously seen Goodfellas 50 or 60 times.

June 17, 2017
Variety
Joe Leydon
Rotten

A yawningly familiar melodrama about an enterprising hustler who's undone by his own ambitions.

June 17, 2017
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
Rotten

This is the most predictable plot twist since The Greatest Story Ever Told. You really know this o...

June 17, 2017
Washington Post
Desson Thomson
Rotten

This movie ... doesn't deserve the energy it takes to describe how bad it is.

June 17, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Thriller, Action
  • Release Date:December 6, 2002
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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