200 Cigarettes
200 Cigarettes (1999)

A comedy set in New York's East Village on New Year's Eve 1981, "200 Cigarettes" follows various young couples and friends whose lives will intersect at a party that night in a downtown loft. Anyone who has been on the… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 31, 1999
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28%
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59%


Critic Score: 28% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A clumsy and scattered comedy with a poorly executed script.

Ray Conlogue
Globe and Mail

There's no sign of the writerly derring-do that is really essential to daisy-chain storytelling.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

This movie isn't merely disrespectful; it's contemptuous.

Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Ensemble cast drinks and flirts through lame New Year's Eve.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Hit-and-mostly-miss retro comedy.

Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

Everybody vamps and preens as if it were amateur night in SoHo, and a few of the performers, such as Kate Hudson, appear ill-used.

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Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

New Years Eve, 1981. Disco was on its way out, and the "New Wave" was pounding on the shore, bringing in a fresh tide of angst for a new decade . . . good for a laugh

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A light comedy, pure and simple (and hardly unfamiliar), but its makers sustain its energy through the unraveling of an intricate plot and bring to it a certain edge through a witty, sharp sense of observation.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Seeing a film like this helps you to realize that actors are empty vessels waiting to be filled with characters and dialogue.

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Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

In the hands of director Risa Bramon Garcia and writer Shana Larsen, their predicament is funny, sad and wistful as only young lust can be.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A stupid and misguided comedy that has many funny moments but whose characters are empty and only follow the needs of a lame script - which also has no organic… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Misadventures of an interesting set of characters in New York on New Year's Eve. Great 80's atmosphere and music. Fun stuff. I enjoyed it.
Thomas Johnston
This is my New Years movie! Like folks watch A Christmas Story or The Grinch for Christmas.... this is New Years for me!
Yinalí Ríos
Absolutely brilliant, and funny!!
MisterYoda ?
three stars....
Sunil Jawahir
Nothing happens in the movie. It's so blah but kinda funny.