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  • Built on dry one-liners, off-kilter timing and self-conscious nostalgia, The Kings of Summer seems expressly designed to delight quirk-loving Sundance audiences. show more

  • Even if the movie ultimately proves less adventurous than its main characters, it has a charm that keeps resurfacing every time you think it’s wandering too far into cutesville. show more

  • Like the recent "Mud," The Kings of Summer is a tale of feral adolescent pals in search of freedom and adventure. The movies even share essentially the same awkwardly contrived climax. But of the two films, The Kings of Summer is more of a comedy, with a depiction of the eternal war between teen and parent that's downright farcical. show more

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  • January 21, 2014 gordonfan1095
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    Loved it, I found myself in literal pain from laughter while watching it, and the two main characters are easy to relate to as a teenage boy.

  • June 17, 2013 lgjhere1
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    Was okay. Could have been more compelling with more personal issues to pull us through it.

  • June 17, 2013 richardpinter
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    Bad acting , bad stupid movie

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