A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
The teen drama A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon is directed by William Richert, who adapted the screenplay from his own semi-autobiographical novel Aren't You Even Going to Kiss Me Goodbye? Set in a wealthy Chicago suburb during the 1960s, middle-class Jimmy Reardon (River Phoenix) hangs out with his upper-class best friend, Fred Roberts (Matthew Perry), and sleeps with Fred's snobby girlfriend, Denise Hunter (Ione Skye). He spends his time writing poetry and drinking coffee while he decides what to do after high school. His parents won't help him pay for tuition unless he… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ , Time Out
"For a movie set in 1962, there's some seriously big 80s hair taking place here"
‑ Pete Vonder Haar, Film Threat
"Adds some fresh twists to the coming-of-age dramas."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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