Bachelor Party
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Tom Hanks stars in this raunchy teen comedy from veteran screenwriters Pat Proft and Neil Israel, who had previously collaborated on the amusing sketch film Tunnelvision (1976) and the disappointing Americathon (1980). Bus-driver Rick Gasko (Hanks) is engaged to wealthy Debbie Thompson (Tawny Kitaen), much to the chagrin of her father (George Grizzard), who considers Rick a loser. To keep an eye on her future groom, Debbie and her friends dress as prostitutes to attend his bachelor party, which quickly turns into a bacchanal of smutty debauchery. Familiar faces in the cast include action stars… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"To his credit Hanks behaves throughout as though he's actually in a worthwhile movie."
‑ , Time Out
"This is tiresome, irksome and inexcusably sexist."
‑ , Film4
"Forgettable Tom Hanks comedy made early on."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Vulgar to the core."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Well, it's got a nice Oingo Boingo theme song"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
""Bachelor Party" has some great moments and qualifies as a raunchy, scummy, grungy Blotto Bluto memorial."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"A smash hit teeny-bopper movie that proves again there is no accounting for taste."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Bachelor Party has energy to spare, plus there are some really funny supporting performances hidden within, should you care enough to dig that deeply."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Another 1980's sex comedy. It gets old before it gets over."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Even Tom Hanks had to start somewhere, and this lame comedy is one of his earliest works. That is its only attribute."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Mr. Hanks's suave smart-alecky manner owes a lot to Bill Murray, but he's funny and engaging even if he isn't doing anything new."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"'80s sex comedy is extremely raunchy, graphic."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
"Tom Hanks' best performance after Bosom Buddies."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, ▄berCinÚ
"Hanks at his best."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Mule love!"
‑ Christopher Null,
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