A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

In this story set in the early 1960s, Jimmy Reardon (River Phoenix) is a 17-year-old hormonally charged teen who bemoans the fact that his high school days are over in this comedy drama. He hopes to earn enough money to leave Evanston,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: February 26, 1988
DVD Release Date: December 26, 2000
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

While the film has the charm of rose-tinted retrospect and is often very funny, the pacing is wrong (it seems much longer than it is) and the sex scenes fail to convince.

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Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

For a movie set in 1962, there's some seriously big 80s hair taking place here

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Adds some fresh twists to the coming-of-age dramas.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Gildea
It was a pretty boring night at that.
Leo L
A GREAT MOVIE.