• R, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Bud S. Smith
    In Theaters:
    Mar 25, 1988 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 5, 2003
  • Orion Home Video

Opening

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Johnny Be Good Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The people who made this movie should be ashamed of themselves.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 0.5/4

January 1, 2000
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 2/5

May 13, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

April 3, 2004
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

| Original Score: 0/5

November 18, 2004
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

It's not funny, it tells a surface story and nothing more, and there's no sense of effort to correct any of these deficiencies.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 40/100

August 22, 2004
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

It's bad, even by 80's standards.

| Original Score: 1/5

July 30, 2003
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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If Chuck Berry were dead, he'd be spinning in his grave.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Caryn James
New York Times
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Two of the screenwriters, Steve Zacharias and Jeff Buhai, also wrote Revenge of the Nerds, so it's not surprising that they're more interested in tame teen-age fantasies than in social satire.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

May 20, 2003
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

August 20, 2005
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Reflects the mentality of great swaths of artless, ignorant slobs.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 0/4

August 7, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Johnny be worthless.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 0/4

February 27, 2008
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