Dazed And Confused1993

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