Wayne's World
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Originally a skit on "Saturday Night Live" during the late '80s and early '90s, "Wayne's World" is about two teenage dudes who host a public access TV show, which is mainly about rock, babes and people who live in the area. One day Wayne and Garth go to a rock concert, and Wayne falls in love with a bass guitarist named Cassandra Wong. Wayne spends the rest of the movie trying to get Casandra to fall in love with him. He also struggles with a network executive who wants to buy the rights to his show.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Hollywood surely accepts the movie's message: laughter is the least expensive therapy. And audiences may happily parrot another Wayneism to Myers: 'He shoots! He scores!'"
‑ Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine
"Very silly but enjoyable."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"Wayne's World remains one of the best movies to emerge from SNL's celebrated stages..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"With Myers feeling his oats as a comedy star, Wayne's World turned out to be an irresistibly silly (and masterfully marketed) option for audiences. [Blu-ray]"
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"It's snickering, silly and, at times, downright demented (Bugs Bunny in a dress?), but that's why it works."
‑ , Film4
"The movie has a pleasing daftness."
‑ Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"Much of the credit for the film's success lies with Spheeris, whose confident if rough-edged direction keeps it on track and cooking."
‑ , Time Out
"Incredibly lowbrow, but many teens will love it."
‑ Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media
"Everything wrapped within this film works..."
‑ Rory L. Aronsky, Screen It!
"A classic comedy of its time."
‑ , Empire Magazine
"Director Penelope Spheeris, with her first major studio assignment (and eight-figure budget), delivers a colorful but uneventful picture."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"The film tends to be funny when confining itself to short sketches or dopey television-based humor, flat when pretending to be anything more."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"represented more than a slacker voice for a generation. It was a cultural phenomenon"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Though it appears to be a brain-dead comedy, it at least has a little something to say about American suburbia in the 1990s -- a specialty of director Penelope Spheeris."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Confronts the cultural emptiness of late 20th-century life head-on, revealing a profound hollowness in the heart of modern man (and babe)."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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