A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even slightly anger them.
John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?
A day in the life of the employees of Empire Records. Except this is a day where everything comes to a head for a number of them facing personal crises - can they pull through together? And more importantly, can they keep their record store independent and not swallowed up by corporate greed? Written by
Maxwell Caulfield's character, Rex Manning, was on a TV show titled "The Family Way" in his earlier career. This is the same title of a film in which his current sister-in-law, Hayley Mills, had a starring role. See more »
When Rex is signing autographs one of the women says she has seen every episode of his show "The Family Life." When every other character throughout the movie refers to the show as "The Family Way" See more »
[after Lucas enters]
Where's the money?
Joe, the money is gone.
Yeah, I know it's gone... but where's it gone to?
Atlantic City?... Is it coming back from Atlantic City?
Oh, I don't think so, Joe.
What's it doing in Atlantic City, Lucas?
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Mark & Eddie sitting on the curb in front of the store talking about bands. See more »
For me, Empire Records is a very conflicting movie. On the one hand, it's hysterically funny. On the other hand, it attempts to make great revelations about America's youth. Somehow, though, it all works! Sure, there are some "sappy" predictable parts that you're not sure whether to laugh or cry at, but the timing of these scenes is fantastic. One thing that really struck me about this film is the amazing use of music. Certain songs can be heard repeatedly throughout the movie which really help to distinguish parallel story lines. All in all, I think it's great.
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