Movies Like About Last Night...

Opening

20% The Identical Sep 05
20% The Longest Week Sep 05
71% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
72% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.1M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $11.9M
39% If I Stay $9.3M
31% As Above/So Below $8.6M
21% Let's Be Cops $8.3M
37% The November Man $7.9M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $6.0M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.6M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
—— Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12
—— Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Sep 12
100% The Skeleton Twins Sep 12
100% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Sep 12

New Episodes Tonight

88% Finding Carter: Season 1
43% Houdini: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Anger Management: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
25% Partners: Season 1
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

About Last Night... Reviews

Sheila Benson
Los Angeles Times
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Writers DeClue and Kazurinsky have created a recognizable geography for every age; you suspect that About Last Night will set off pangs of identification everywhere.

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February 13, 2014
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Homework assignment: Is the decision to change both the title and the thrust of Mamet's play evidence of perversity or of perversion? Due tomorrow. Class dismissed.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

February 13, 2014
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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The shocks of recognition are largely absorbed by the standard narrative structure that replaces Mamet's blackouts; the characters, instead of functioning as archetypes, look underwritten, half alive.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 13, 2014
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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This is the yuppie drama that St. Elmo`s Fire wanted to be but wasn't.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 16, 2013
Variety Staff
Variety
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Film lacks much of Mamet's grittiness, but is likable in its own right.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 21, 2009

Time Out
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The screenwriters work many nice little observations into their occasionally over-quippish script, but this is considerably smaller than the sum of its parts.

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June 24, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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You've a right to wonder why anyone would want to work so hard -- with such an expenditure of imagination -- to transform a play with such a distinctive voice into a movie that sounds like any number of others.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 20, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It has an eye and an ear for the way we live now, and it has a heart, too, and a sense of humor.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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A marriage between the creative talents of David Mamet and Edward Zwick might seem to be an unlikely union but, in the case of 1986 feature About Last Night..., it is surprisingly effective.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

July 1, 1986
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