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Year
1991
Runtime
97 min.
Director
Richard Linklater
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
11,829
Checks
4,792
Favs
303
Dislikes
64
Favs/checks
6.3% (1:16)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. stefenemie's avatar

    stefenemie

    Very uneven, to say the least. I see glimpses of Linklater's late work, but this just doesn't grab me. I wish it did. I really love most of what I have seen by him. Several of the conversations are quite entertaining. However, after about an hour, I found myself hoping it would end soon. At some points this feels like a pretentious college hipster movie, but I won't reduce it to that. I honestly would have liked it better if the stronger segments were made into a short film. 4 years 3 months ago
  2. kellyoung's avatar

    kellyoung

    A movie about real life: Slow, mundane, and full of people who keep talking even when they have nothing interesting to say. 6 years 1 month ago
  3. Joker of Gotham's avatar

    Joker of Gotham

    Funny how the movie goes forward with the jumping from story to another story, without being confusing or distracting.
    First movie of Richard Linklater that have come a long way since doing this movie.
    4/5
    3 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #78 in The New Cult Canon
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  2. This movie ranks #273 in The Criterion Collection
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  3. This movie ranks #617 in National Film Registry
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  4. This movie ranks #825 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  5. This movie ranks #829 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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