Gregory's Girl
Gregory's Girl (1981)

The sophomore film of Scottish director Bill Forsyth was his first international hit, a typically quirky comedy set amongst colorful Scottish teenagers. Gregory (John Gordon Sinclair) is a normal, gangly, hormonally-challenged student who,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Much of the pic's peculiar fascination comes from tangential scenes, limning each character's odd obsession, be it food, girls, soccer, or just watching the traffic drive by.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It floats effortlessly over its landscape, seeing all from a marvelously cockeyed perspective all its own.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A funny and touching teen romance from Scottish director Bill Forsyth.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Quirky and utterly endearing.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It's hard to warm to a film as intentionally slight and safe as this.

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Gregory Weinkauf
▄berCinÚ

As charming a provincial romance as ever there was.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Maybe only grown-ups should see this movie. You know, people who have gotten over the pains of unrequited love (hollow laugh).

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A charming but slight teen movie about sports, a first romance and growing up.

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Film4

The film has fresh, no-nonsense performances and a script so rooted in truth that it seems to have materialized not been written.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Jennifer Xu
I so don't get British humor.
Daniel Mumby
Most coming-of-age films are better remembered for the careers they launched rather than their artistic merits. It's difficult to talk about The Last… More
Cassandra Maples
There is only one thing negative I could say about Gregory's Girl...it makes you sad that the innocence of first love and first dates is gone forever, and… More
Stella Dallas
adorable! a little dated (80's music and hair) but warm, quirky and hilarious. the scottish accents take some getting used to and i'm sure i… More
AJ Verser
This movie was disappointing, it's not that bad, it's okay, it's just disappointing. It's an interesting look at young love, but it's… More
Lesley N
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