Big Wednesday
Big Wednesday (1978)

Jan-Michael Vincent plays a self-destructive beach bum to whom surfing is a Zen experience. We first meet Vincent in the devil-may-care 1960s, in the company of his carefree buddies William Katt and Gary Busey. The boys reunite ten years… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 9, 2002
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey
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[VIDEO ESSAY] Milius constantly revisits the ocean's churning surf as a literal and metaphoric yardstick to underscore the movie's themes of personal responsibility, loyalty, and the pressures of unpredictable social change.

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Shane Burridge
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Imparts quintessential elements of the male psyche more persuasively than Milius' other gung-ho action pictures

Dennis Schwartz
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Remains noteworthy as a cult film.

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Emanuel Levy
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Ambitious in goal, John Millius' tale suffers from an inconsistent tone, trying to be elegiac, nostalgic, and mythical in depicting the impact of Vietnam and aging on a clique of three surfers between 1962 and 1974 but the acting and imagery are good.

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