The Edge of Seventeen Reviews

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August 23, 2018
It is realistic enough to make you remember your own teen years, no matter how near or far away they may be, and above all the film is hilarious.
August 3, 2018
Nothing on earth would make me watch The Edge of Seventeen except a need to be depressed, the mood that results from being bored for an extended period of time.
June 13, 2018
I'm almost embarrassed to admit how much I related to this movie, as a man several years older than its central character.
February 3, 2018
The joy of this movie is how Craig breathes new life into a cinematically commonplace narrative.
January 27, 2018
Shows what I know cuz the movies actually pretty sweet.
January 23, 2018
I love this movie.
January 16, 2018
It's not exactly a caterpillar-to-butterfly tale. More like a grub to a beetle--a different kind of coming of age story, yet one that's oh so familiar as Nadine learns to appreciate the people right there at arm's reach.
December 5, 2017
Likely no one will be surprised at the trajectory of The Edge of Seventeen's plot and where it ends up, but it has heart, raw emotion, and fantastic performances
November 20, 2017
The Edge of Seventeen is compared to the work of John Hughes, because it's destined to be a classic teens will look to for solace.
November 19, 2017
One can only look forward to what the future brings us from Kelly Fremon Craig.
November 12, 2017
Poignant coming-of-age drama focusing on a young adult woman.
November 5, 2017
This one's for those who know teenagers, have teenagers, are teenagers or have ever been teenagers. You know. Everyone.
October 17, 2017
Hailee Steinfeld lifts this likeable offering from first-time writer-director Kelly Fremon Craig towards the higher slopes of the high-school, rite-of-passage genre pile.
October 13, 2017
Written by Kelly Fremon Craig-also making her feature film directorial debut-Seventeen has brilliant dialogue everyone clearly relishes.
September 29, 2017
Steinfeld herself is charismatic and brimming with energy, and delivers a performance that's much richer than the movie is or deserves.
September 12, 2017
Waking up to the struggles of others, especially those closest to us, can prove to be challenging, and it is this process - and the movement forward - that drives the film.
August 21, 2017
The Edge of Seventeen excels at embracing stereotypes and tropes-then immediately destroying them with funny and surprising writing.
August 1, 2017
Hailee Steinfeld is an incredible young actress with a keen ability to portray strength without denying vulnerability, and the other young actors here reach depths beyond mere friend, brother, and admirer.
June 27, 2017
Every decade has its cult teen movie. Thirty-two years ago, it was Sixteen Candles. For the '90s, it was Clueless. The early aughts had Mean Girls. Now we have The Edge of Seventeen.
April 29, 2017
Hailee Steinfeld's star continues to rise.
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