• R, 1 hr. 43 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Richard Linklater
    In Theaters:
    Sep 10, 1993 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 30, 1998
  • Gramercy Pictures

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Dazed and Confused Reviews


Variety
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February 23, 2012
Variety Staff
Variety
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The teenage wasteland, 1976-style, of Dazed and Confused is smack-dab between The Brady Bunch and Children of the Damned , and it's a scary, if sometimes giddily amusing, place to visit.

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August 8, 2011
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Bet it makes you wanna dance.

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August 8, 2011

Time Out
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Seriously funny, and shorn of any hint of nostalgia or wish-fulfilment, this is pretty much where it's at.

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August 16, 2007
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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A better-than-average teen movie but not much more, at least if you aren't a member of Linklater's generation.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

July 19, 2007

Time Out New York
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Seriously funny, and shorn of any hint of nostalgia or wish-fulfilment, this is pretty much where it's at.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York

January 26, 2006
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Dazed and Confused has an enjoyably playful spirit, one that amply compensates for its lack of structure.

| Original Score: 4/5

May 20, 2003
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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The ultimate party movie -- loud, crude, socially irresponsible and totally irresistible.

May 12, 2001
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Succeeds on its own terms and reflects American culture so well, it becomes part of it.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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This is light entertainment -- nothing groundbreaking or even especially noteworthy.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The film's real inspiration, I think, is to depict some high school kids from the 1970s with such unblinking attention that we will realize how romanticized most movie teenagers are.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Once every decade or so, a movie captures the hormone-drenched, fashion- crazed, pop-song-driven rituals of American youth culture with such loving authenticity that it comes to seem a kind of anthem.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

September 10, 1993
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