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Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure Reviews

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
October 22, 2014
Though its one-liners elicit the occasional chortle -- when Bill and Ted don medieval armor, there's an obligatory heavy-metal joke -- the film doesn't engage, because its heroes don't engage with the historical characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Chris Willman
Los Angeles Times
October 22, 2014
Make no mistake, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is not a satire of mindlessness; it's unabashed glorification of dumbness for dumbness' sake.
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Variety Staff
May 30, 2007
Reeves, with his beguilingly blank face and loose-limbed, happy-go-lucky physical vocabulary, and Winter, with his golden curls, gleefully good vibes and 'bodacious' vocabulary, propel this adventure as long as they can.
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Colette Maude
Time Out
June 24, 2006
This is extremely silly, good natured, superficial stuff; a lot depends on whether you take to Bill and Ted's unique lingo (which contorts surfers' expressions) and their gormless behaviour.
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
A painfully inept comedy.
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
More than anything, the picture looks paltry and undernourished. Even the warts on Lincoln's face look slapped on.