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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Baldwin is a marvel in a casting surprise that pays off. show more

  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Everything comes up forced and predictable in the nostalgic overload of bongs, Top 40 rock and boys' bluster about sex. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Reeks of the kind of atmosphere that makes you reach for the Lysol. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Despite its familiar formula, feels fresh. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It stands apart when it comes to its extravagant humor and non-judgmental '70s-era reality (smoking dope, hitching rides, playing Frisbee, hanging out). show more

  • 35
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Plays like mediocre outtakes from better bell-bottomed fare (Richard Linklater's authentic, seriocomic "Dazed and Confused"; Fox's "That '70s Show") without making any kind of impression of its own. show more

  • 88
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's much closer to a European film in sensibility than to one of Hollywood's factory products. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Like Richard Linklater's "Dazed and Confused," Outside Providence reminisces vividly, recalling the era fondly but not with too much sugar. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Baltimore Sun

    Possesses memorable portrayals of thoroughly original characters and draws a beguilingly bleak portrait of its Rhode Island settings. show more

  • 63
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Peter Farrelly is angry at Miramax for marketing his and his brother Bobby's new film as a follow-up to their surprise smash hit, "There's Something About Mary." show more

  • July 27, 2008 Tramellin
    Report This User

    OMG! I LOVE this movie! It made me laugh!!

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