Wet Hot American Summer - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Wet Hot American Summer Reviews

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March 7, 2018
This shamefully underpromoted, gloriously silly romp made me laugh harder than any other movie this summer...this blissfully unimportant movie starts in a deceptively low key, gradually unveiling its total lunacy.
July 8, 2014
Hilarious but raunchy parody is filled with sex, profanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 28, 2011
The skewering of underdog sports clichés, horny teen staples and Vietnam-trauma melodrama is long overdue and perfectly irreverent in execution.
July 23, 2007
This was always more or less destined to be a cult comedy, passed along enthusiastically on video/DVD.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 22, 2007
Have a good summer.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 20, 2005
A dumb - and fitfully funny - send-up of an already dumb genre.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 30, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
December 30, 2003
Destined to become a clut classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 24, 2003
When the jokes work, they really work.
| Original Score: 3/5
December 8, 2002
Once you get into the flow with Wain and Showalter and understand what they're trying to do, the movie is pretty damn funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 7, 2002
Ensemble spoof of '80s flicks such as Meatballs and Little Darlings is a camp comedy -- in more ways than one.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 9, 2002
The funniest cinematic camp experience since Pugsley and Wednesday freaked everyone out with their rendition of the first Thanksgiving in "Addams Family Values."
| Original Score: 8/10
February 25, 2002
If ever a movie was destined for Dazed and Confused or Caddyshack status, Wet Hot American Summer is an obvious choice.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 75/100
August 31, 2001
Likably silly.
August 30, 2001
... harmless, amiably entertaining and completely pointless.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
July 27, 2001
This sloppy comedy may be a pleasant reminder of days gone by.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 26, 2001
A loving and meticulous re-creation of the last moment before American youth culture went permanently ironic.
Full Review | Original Score: A
June 25, 2001
A series of skits that range from flat-out hilarious to obligatory misses.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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