Empire was born in 1989 as a print magazine. Today it has graduated into a fully interactive app - built for the all-American movie fan, animated and brought to life for the iPad and iPhone.

We bring you everything you need to know about films, whether they have just gone into production, are being polished in edit or have hit the silver screen.

We do this with expert knowledge, a critical eye and, occasionally, a little wit.

Each edition contains hot interviews with A-list stars and along with all the latest trailers, bonus content from our exclusive shoots and - of course - our expert, trusted film reviews.

Don’t miss out on:

World exclusive film news and first-look pictures of the big movies you care about, with exclusive on-set reports and interviews.

The most authoritative movie reviews in the world – both in cinemas and in the home.

Get up close with the most influential people in Hollywood... thanks to Empire’s incredible insider access to the biggest stars in movies, both in front of and behind the camera.

All this and more, served up with Empire’s irreverent sense of humour, unparalleled movie knowledge and GLORIOUS animations that bring the magazine to life on your device... plus a host of digital-only features.


You can now subscribe to Empire USA edition on your iPad and iPhone, ensuring you don't miss a single issue of the world's best movie magazine.

3 month subscription – £9.99
6 month subscription - £16.99
1 year subscription - £29.99

Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours prior to the end of the current period.

Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, at the same period length, unless you change your subscriptions preferences in your settings. You can manage your subscription through your account settings after purchase, though no cancellation of the current subscription will be allowed during an active subscription period.

PLEASE NOTE: Empire is optimised for iOS 9, 10 and 11, and is designed for devices running 64-bit processors or greater. Older devices (iPads 1 & 2, iPhone 5 and before and iPad Mini 1, may have difficulty running this app).

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What’s New

Version 7.10

Thank you for using the Empire Magazine: USA edition app.

This update fixes several minor bugs, making the app more stable and reliable. It also delivers faster download speeds, meaning our issues appear more quickly for you to enjoy!

If you have any feedback, we'd love to hear from you via our in-app Feedback option (see the main menu).
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Ratings and Reviews

SteelP ,

Interactive features don’t work on iOS 11

On an iPad Air 2 the interactive features like scrolling through pictures no longer work. If an update was made to fix this I would consider getting a subscription.

CinemaBass ,

Needs work.

The download mechanism is pathetic.
Downloads are slow on fast internet/WiFi and if you switch to another app or your screen/lockout times out... the download stops and cannot resume.
This is amateur work, guys.

Scottdsmith23 ,

Best Movie Magazine in the World

The best movie magazine in the world has converted into one if the best magazine apps on the iPad. I used to have this delivered to my home in the U.S. because since Premiere stopped publishing, this was by far the best movie magazine in the World. What used to cost me $100 a year to have delivers from the UK now costs $20 for a year. The content matches the magazine exactly, and is even better on the iPad with extra digital content.

I loved getting the paper copy in the mail - it is a beautiful magazine to have and looks awesome on a coffee table. I grab the latest copy whenever I am in the UK and will grab the occasional one in a Barnes and Noble if it has a feature on a movie I am really excited about (most recently, they Man of Steel issue). But you lose nothing with the iPad version. It is the best magazine app I have found an look forward to each issue, along with the convenience of having it with me all the time to read when I have the chance. Can't recommend it enough.


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49.5 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, German

Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
Frequent/Intense Sexual Content or Nudity
Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence
Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
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