Wayne's World
Wayne's World (1992)

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… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An oddball comedy that revels in its silliness and memorable catch phrases, Wayne's World is also fondly regarded because of its endearing characters.

Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

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!'

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Very silly but enjoyable.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Wayne's World remains one of the best movies to emerge from SNL's celebrated stages...

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The movie has a pleasing daftness.

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Time Out

Much of the credit for the film's success lies with Spheeris, whose confident if rough-edged direction keeps it on track and cooking.

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

Incredibly lowbrow, but many teens will love it.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Director Penelope Spheeris, with her first major studio assignment (and eight-figure budget), delivers a colorful but uneventful picture.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

The film tends to be funny when confining itself to short sketches or dopey television-based humor, flat when pretending to be anything more.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

represented more than a slacker voice for a generation. It was a cultural phenomenon

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
It may be one of the dumbest comedies to ever come out of Hollywood, but these characters are undeniable some of the funniest people every put to screen,… More
Jim Careter
Hilarious, it is a great remake of the SNL skit, very funny.
Apeneck Fletcher
Mike Myers' takes a pretty good jab at the American, middle class,basement-living, stoner/slacker rock and roll dreamer culture. Although it helps if… More
AJ Verser
The funniest comedy of the 90s! This movie makes me laugh like mad every time I see it, seriously. All the actors are fabulous, it has a really good style… More
Directors Cat
Wayne's World is a very funny time waster that is worth watching more than once for its memorable characters and of course the adorable relationship… More
Mike S
Wayne's world! Party time! Excellent! This was the first film I ever saw with Mike Myers, and that was around the time when his name was still unfamiliar… More

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