Stand by Me Reviews

June 26, 2013
Stand by Me is a film of honorable ambitions severely compromised by a creeping show-biz phoniness.
March 28, 2011
Reiner seems lost in his own cinematic wilderness -- button-down careful, almost afraid to move
August 30, 2004
Rob Reiner's direction hammers in every obvious element in an obvious script.
April 20, 2004
A lot of folks go in for this movie in a big way, but I have a hard time seeing past the cloying comedy and clichd white-guy sentimentality.
March 11, 2004
Soggy with false sentiment.