Gregory's Girl Reviews

October 22, 2018
Bill Forsyth, formerly a maker of industrial films, made Gregory's Girl for $400,000 with a cast of non-professionals. It provides more pure entertainment than many of Hollywood's overproduced epics.
August 2, 2015
Within its modest narrative framework, Gregory's Girl strikes me as a well-nigh flawless comedy.
March 26, 2013
A charming but slight teen movie about sports, a first romance and growing up.
August 6, 2007
A funny and touching teen romance from Scottish director Bill Forsyth.
August 6, 2007
Much of the pic's peculiar fascination comes from tangential scenes, limning each character's odd obsession, be it food, girls, soccer, or just watching the traffic drive by.
June 24, 2006
Quirky and utterly endearing.
August 12, 2005
As charming a provincial romance as ever there was.
July 5, 2005
October 23, 2004
Maybe only grown-ups should see this movie. You know, people who have gotten over the pains of unrequited love (hollow laugh).
June 4, 2004
April 24, 2004
May 24, 2003
The film has fresh, no-nonsense performances and a script so rooted in truth that it seems to have materialized not been written.
May 20, 2003
It floats effortlessly over its landscape, seeing all from a marvelously cockeyed perspective all its own.
March 11, 2002
What could have been a charming film about pining, becomes a confusing mess of multiple storylines that really don't amount to anything.
January 17, 2002
A revealing and credible portrait of adolescence that captures all the confusion, yearning, and terrors of adolescents trying to cope with their ambivalent desires.
April 20, 2001
It's hard to warm to a film as intentionally slight and safe as this.