Youth in Revolt Reviews

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November 30, 2020
As if written specifically for Cera, the dialogue and screenplay are particularly seductive, enticing with bitingly sarcastic poetry and linguistically adept observations.
September 27, 2020
Merely a decent film.
August 13, 2018
A funny, if hardly revolutionary, new entry in the teen sex comedy genre.
October 11, 2017
But all the silliness reminds us that there is no age limit on expressing your confident inner vixen - especially in these uneasy times.
April 21, 2012
August 15, 2011
Michael Cera adopts a mischievous alter ego in an attempt to reunite with his dream girl in a familiarly peculiar story.
February 3, 2011
Playing on feelings and impulses that I'm sure we all relate to, a witty and playful portrait of teen love emerges out of a less exciting teen comedy.
December 30, 2010
Nick Twisp is no Scott Pilgrim, but this is another witty ensemble comedy that successfully reinvigorates that most benighted of genres, the teen film.
December 19, 2010
Story of "bad-boy" teen is funny, but also rough and raw.
September 13, 2010
The movie doesn't pack the same punch as the book, but still manages to create a wildly entertaining blend of teen love, awkwardness and vulgarity.
July 25, 2010 engaging and faithful adaptation of Payne's admittedly superior novel.
May 17, 2010
Deviates from the teen comedy norm and becomes something darker, edgier, and more unexpectedly funny.
April 15, 2010
Makes early claims for the best comedy of 2010.
April 6, 2010
Cera's hilarious performance as a modern day Holden Caulfield makes Youth in Revolt a must-see for any fan of hipster comedies.
March 25, 2010
In an irreverent and adorable coming-to-maturity story, Michael Cera displays versatility in a dual role.
February 5, 2010
It's chaotic and episodic, but this is Cera's star turn. Superbad meets Fight Club? That'll do it.
February 5, 2010
The tone throughout is moderately quirky rather than full-on teen-flick vulgarian, bolstered by indie-cred cameos.
February 5, 2010
A treat for Cera fans and an amusing diversion for the rest of us. Especially those of us happy to laugh at our inner pretentious teenager.
February 5, 2010
In a wickedly witty dual role in the funniest teen flick in a long time, Cera finally seems to loosen up and have some fun.
February 5, 2010
It is very silly, and it may take you some time to tune in to the giggle wavelength. Once you have, it's very funny.
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