• R, 1 hr. 54 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Michael Dowse
    In Theaters:
    Mar 4, 2011 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jul 19, 2011
  • Relativity Media


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Take Me Home Tonight Reviews

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Full Review Source: Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies | Original Score: B-

February 18, 2012
R. L. Shaffer

Take Me Home Tonight is a much deeper, dramatic movie than most give it credit for. And it's also a hoot, too - largely thanks to Dan Fogler and the amusing cameo appearances.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 8/10

January 29, 2012
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a better-than-expected bit of '80s nostalgia...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

July 26, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Refreshingly, for a comedy of any decade, the characters are all likable, particularly Grace who gives his best performance since 2004's overlooked rom-com In Good Company.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

May 13, 2011
Alex Zane
Sun Online

Like a lot of fun nights out, you might enjoy it but won't remember a thing.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 3/5

May 12, 2011
Ken McIntyre
Total Film

A potential cult hit in the making, call this Dazed And Confused for the Members Only set.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2011
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Not the best, night ever, as the tagline proclaims, but a good time anyway.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 3/4

March 13, 2011
Frank Wilkins
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

This film succeeds (just barely) not by poking fun at the '80s but by embracing the charm of its endearing lead actors.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

March 11, 2011
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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"Take Me Home Tonight" is not a bad movie. In fact, it's pretty good. It's just unnecessary.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

March 9, 2011
Rob Gonsalves

The film isn't much, but for those of us who appreciate anything '80s, it's a perfectly painless nostalgia trip.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

March 7, 2011
Frank Wilkins
Frank's Reel Reviews

A film that succeeds (but just barely), not by poking fun at the decade of leg warmers, big hair, and even bigger cell phones, but rather by embracing the charm of its endearing lead actors.

Full Review Source: Frank's Reel Reviews | Original Score: 3/5

March 7, 2011
Peter Paras
E! Online

the story gets better and better as it reaches the climatic (and action-packed!) finale.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B

March 4, 2011
Jenna Busch
SheKnows Network

It's not high art. It's not going to move you to save the world. But if you like films from that era, you'll be laughing your ass off.

Full Review Source: SheKnows Network | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 4, 2011
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media

The movie works its warm, funny magic and casts a spell that's both nostalgic and naughty.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

March 4, 2011
Joshua Tyler

The movie's carried by Topher Grace and Teresa Palmer who, in addition to being incredibly likable, seem to have real chemistry together.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 4, 2011
Dustin Putman

An '80s movie lover's wet dream.

Full Review Source: DustinPutman.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 3, 2011
Nell Minow

It won't make anyone want to go back to the 80's, but it might make them want to see Grace's next film.

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: B-

March 3, 2011
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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A reasonably watchable immersion in nostalgia.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 3, 2011
Bob Westal

Dowse achieves a level of sincerity and comic bite that transcends the efficient but sometimes painfully obvious screenplay.

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 4/5

March 3, 2011
Amirose Eisenbach
IGN Movies

The movie is easily enjoyable, but it's also a mindless comedy with fewer laughs than one might expect after viewing the well-edited trailer.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 3/5

March 3, 2011
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
May 15, 2012
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 29, 2011
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