Some Kind of Wonderful - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Some Kind of Wonderful Reviews

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October 27, 2011
The cynical view of humanity demonstrated within makes it a fascinating outlier in the writer/producer's canon and the '80s teen film generally.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2011
Typical '80s teen movie is still relevant today.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 14, 2010
A movie that could have been something wonderful, winds up only kind of.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 30, 2008
The best of all 80s teen movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 10, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
July 24, 2007
An amazingly mature young actress, Masterson skillfully brings subtlety, depth, and nuance to her character.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 24, 2007
A simple, lovely and thoughtful teenage story that occasionally shines due to fine characterizations and lucid dialog.
October 6, 2006
...another authentic look at teenaged life from Hughes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 29, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 22, 2005
If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 27, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 20, 2004
All of these movies are good now.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 27, 2004
Underscores how feelings of self-worth make all the difference in the lives of adolescents.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 10, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 24, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2003
Classic '80s movie, the uncool kid triumphs.
| Original Score: 3/5
June 8, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
The film creates a perfect embodiment of every adolescent's nightmare.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 10, 2003
Some Kind of Wonderful belongs to that early Hughes period before his depictions of the American teen experience became canned and cynical.
February 7, 2003
So-so storyline, but Mary Stuart Masterson rocks!
| Original Score: 3/5
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