Get Real Reviews

September 7, 2011
July 24, 2007
The strength of this agreeable comedy, directed by Simon Shore from a screenplay by Patrick Wilde, is that it makes even the tiniest sexual encounters seem emotionally momentous.
July 24, 2007
Fresh, funny and thoroughly engaging.
July 24, 2007
An issue movie, a comedy, and a love story, this is pretty good at being all three.
June 24, 2006
The film is grounded in genuine emotions and its knowing humour serves it well. I laughed like a drain.
February 21, 2004
The movie bravely goes where too many other films have gone before.
March 19, 2002
Yes, we've heard the tale before, but somehow it just never gets stale: Welcome to another instalment of Romeo and Romeo.
February 14, 2001
Shore and Wilde have done an admirable job in re-imagining Wilde's play as a movie, and they've created a wrenching, thoughtful entertainment that incorporates considerable comic relief.
January 1, 2000
Wilde's script, which has a weakness for mild, snickering double entendres, is notable for its near-total reliance on archetypes.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
It offers a far more realistic and compelling vision of teen-age growing pains and peer pressure than any of the recent high-school movies from Hollywood.
January 1, 2000
Get Real is a sweet-natured coming-out comedy from England that seems to be coming out about 10 years too late.
January 1, 2000
The movie is sound in all the right ways; it argues that we are as we are, and the best thing to do is accept that.
January 1, 2000
In Steven, John, and their friends, Shore gives us individuals worth caring about in situations we can all relate to, regardless of our sexual orientation.
April 30, 1999