Withnail and I Reviews

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April 15, 2020
If you are in the right mood, it is simply impossible not to fall for this hilarious tale of two hard-living losers.
October 17, 2018
Certainly the funniest and possibly the truest comedy about male friendship.
August 30, 2018
Every line is sharp, and the whole film finely judged and well paced.
September 30, 2014
A career high for all concerned, including '80s British cinema.
November 12, 2010
Perhaps Britain's most beloved cult film, Bruce Robinson's 1986 semi-autobiographical dark comedy is an obsessively observed character study.
August 29, 2010
One of the funniest elements of Withnail & I is that it concerns three varieties of drama queen: the flamboyantly dark-minded Withnail; neurotic, ill-equipped Marwood, and the larger-than-life Monty. [Blu-ray]
August 23, 2010
November 18, 2007
A defining rites-of-passage classic film.
September 11, 2007
September 10, 2007
It's much funnier, and sadder, watched stone-cold sober.
September 10, 2007
A hilarious black comedy and already something of a cult favorite.
September 10, 2007
Set in 1969 England, it portrays the last throes of a friendship mirroring the seedy demise of the hippie period, delivering some comic gems along the way.
September 8, 2007
It is at once a coming-of-age comedy and a fond farewell to an era.
September 7, 2007
A modern classic? A brilliant vignette of a certain time and attitudes? A self-indulgent jeu d'esprit? One thing is certain: Richard E. Grant touched greatness.
September 7, 2007
The best British comedy ever made? Possibly. A masterpiece? Unquestionably.
September 7, 2007
Has any screenplay combined so many quotable lines with such tear-jerking pathos or blatant homophobia?
October 14, 2006
May 26, 2006
It's hilarious in a kind of off-beat, sideways sort of manner.
January 26, 2006
A biting script from writer-director Bruce Robinson and performances from Richard E Grant and Paul McGann as two 'resting' actors, Withnail and 'I', that neither has surpassed.
June 13, 2005
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