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House Party Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Top Critic
August 16, 2007
Clearly this is no masterpiece, but as its US reception indicated, it is a product overdue in the market, and it compares well with its anaemic counterparts.
May 20, 2003
All of the performances are good and the soundtrack pulses with humor as well as decibels.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
House Party isn't a great movie, but it's heartfelt and enormously winning.
January 1, 2000
There's a lot more energy and social reality in this picture than one is accustomed to finding in teen exploitation movies; the cutting is often dynamic, and Hudlin generally does a good job of keeping things moving.
January 1, 2000
[It's] fast-moving, never dull, extremely funny, and manages to touch, with lighthearted (and R-rated) profundity on almost every youthful issue you can imagine, including police harassment, teenage sex, the all-too-easy road to jail and alcohol drinking.
January 1, 2000
House Party is silly and high-spirited and not particularly significant, and that is just as it should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 9, 1990
Full Review | Original Score: B+