Dazed And Confused 1993

Critics score:
94 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: A better-than-average teen movie but not much more, at least if you aren't a member of Linklater's generation. Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: Once every decade or so, a movie captures the hormone-drenched, fashion- crazed, pop-song-driven rituals of American youth culture with such loving authenticity that it comes to seem a kind of anthem. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: This is light entertainment -- nothing groundbreaking or even especially noteworthy. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: The film's real inspiration, I think, is to depict some high school kids from the 1970s with such unblinking attention that we will realize how romanticized most movie teenagers are. Read more

Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine: Bet it makes you wanna dance. Read more

Tom Charity, Time Out: Seriously funny, and shorn of any hint of nostalgia or wish-fulfilment, this is pretty much where it's at. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: The teenage wasteland, 1976-style, of Dazed and Confused is smack-dab between The Brady Bunch and Children of the Damned , and it's a scary, if sometimes giddily amusing, place to visit. Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: Succeeds on its own terms and reflects American culture so well, it becomes part of it. Read more