You're a Big Boy Now Reviews

July 9, 2018
You're a Big Boy Now slides up and down the escalators of charm, wayward fancy, stabs at taking itself seriously, and exuberantly crisp and funny observation.
October 3, 2015
It's clear Coppola had storytelling talent to burn, and this whimsically sweet movie is certainly one of the best Manhattan time capsules from that era.
December 11, 2007
Significant as an early example of the developing talent of one of the most important (if not the most important) American directors of the 1970s.
December 11, 2007
Francis Coppola has drawn topflight performances from his talented cast.
June 24, 2006
Coppola's style had healthy roots in the screwball comedies of the '30s, and the glorious performances litter the film with moments to treasure.
July 4, 2005
What elevates Coppola's coming-of-age comedy above the routine is the great supporting cast, headed by Geraldine Page in an Oscar-nominated turn as the smothering mom, Julie Harris, Rip Torn and others.
May 9, 2005
A magnetically exasperating comic strip of a movie.
October 23, 2004
Coppola has fun directing, and his film is filled with sight jokes, high-spirited performances and a lively sound track by the Lovin' Spoonful.
August 21, 2003
Really nifty coming-of-age story from the young Coppola.
July 27, 2003
An uneven effort that has both its funny and dull moments, but has since remained popular as a cult favorite.
May 24, 2003
Coppola's spaced-out sex comedy is a cross between The Graduate and Funny Face, drunk on its own kooky excesses.