Bart Got a Room
Bart Got a Room (2009)

With prom right around the corner, a young man not only has to worry about finding a date, but is forced to wrestle with the crumbling marriage of his parents (William H. Macy and Cheryl Hines) in this Plum Pictures comedy from… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 28, 2009
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70%
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56%



Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Just enough sweetness and good performances lighten up the high school-set tensions, creating a family-appropriate teen comedy.

Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

Here's something you don't see every day: a high-school comedy for old poops.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

Hines and Macy get some laughs, but the film itself feels insufficiently developed.

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Sarah Sluis
Film Journal International

Sweetly neurotic countdown-to-the-prom captures teen life in South Florida.

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Greg Quill
Toronto Star

Bart Got A Room is an affectionately nuanced comedy of manners whose focus is first love and the navigation of complex relationships.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

It's an inventive take on a story that we've heard a million times before.

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Perri Nemiroff
CinemaBlend.com

Most proms don't involve choreographed dances, losers winning prom queen or cameos by famous bands. Bart Got A Room is a much needed believable look at the big night.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The sweet, dizzy finale makes up for all the predictability before it.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

The sight of William H. Macy sporting a Jew-fro as a divorced dad trying to help his nerdy son score with a prom date is among the myriad delights in the gut-bustingly funny Bart Got a Room.

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Katherine Monk
Vancouver Sun

Hecker's film finds a charm that eludes most movies dependent on misplaced prostitutes, bedroom sex noises and male insecurities.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
William H. Macy movies. What is it about his movies that I just love? He seems to always be in the quirkiest kind of movies that just make me chuckle. I really… More
Deb S
The story of high school senior Danny (Steven Kaplan), who's spent a small fortune on the hotel room, limo, and tux for his prom. What he doesn't have… More
Leigh Ryan
Typical "teenager on a quest to have sex" movie. Nothing spectacular but still kind of funny.
Sarah Prisbylla
This was hilarious. A great little comedy that was genuinely funny and didn't try too hard. This is what movies should be about!
Lewis C.
Bart Got a Room is a harmless, unremarkable movie. It's not excessively funny or surprising, but it's a pleasant way to spend an hour and a half.… More