I'm So Excited!
I'm So Excited! (2013)

A technical failure has endangered the lives of the people on board Peninsula Flight 2549. The pilots are striving, along with their colleagues in the Control Center, to find a solution. The flight attendants and the chief steward are… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 28, 2013
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2013
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Campy and proudly absurd, I'm So Excited! Pedro Almodóvar's return to light comedy isn't quite the successful homecoming that filmgoers might wish for.

Christy Lemire

Despite the film's playfulness, it's still quite clear that we're in the hands of a master who takes the work seriously, if not the material or his characters.

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John Anderson

Too broad for the tarmac.

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Hannah Brown
Jerusalem Post

Seeing I'm So Excited, a return to comic form for the director, is like downing the cocktail the passengers and crew drink in the movie without having to come down from that high later.

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Wesley Morris

[This is] Almodóvar for people who assume they can't get Almodóvar otherwise. It's Almodóvar for Target.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It's amusing fluff, but from an Oscar-winning dramatist, this return to comedy is a bit of a letdown.

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

The entertainment factor it delivers is as high and pixilated as it's whacked-out, crazy characters.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

A mescaline-alcohol-and-panic-fueled orgy of confessional dialogue, sex acts, arguments, confessional monologues, and more sex acts.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

To throw caution to the winds is one thing, but to jettison control of tone at the same time seems a liberty too far.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

For a light and naughty festival opener, I'm So Excited! got the job done. The audience saw something kind of sophisticated but didn't experience any real turbulence. Or excitement.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Almodóvar's pit stop back to his light comedies, but, even if mildly amusing, it lacks in structure and ends up looking ironically like the airplane where… More
Alec Barniskis
It's got a few too many pointless digressions that keep the film from being as enjoyable as I hoped, but Almodovar's intentions were clearly to make… More
Mike S
Sex, disco and absurdities. Directorial auteur Pedro Almodóvar makes, somewhat unexpectedly, a detour into comedic airspaces, away from the melancholy of recent… More
Marcus Woolcott
Almodovar back in full on camp mode.
Panta Oz
After the Gravity of Broken Embraces (2009) and The Skin I Live In (2011), Pedro Almodóvar has decided to return to comedy, a genre with which he broke in the… More