Y Tu Mama Tambien
Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)

Mexican-born, New York-based filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón directed this Mexican box-office smash hit about a pair of randy upper-class buddies that sparked some controversy for its frank depiction of drug use and sexual exploration. With their… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 22, 2002
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A road movie that's not only sexy, but intelligent as well.

Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

The funniest and most emotionally charged erotic road movie since Bertrand Blier's Going Places.

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Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune

Raunchy, smart, ebullient, melancholy, insightful, surprising, funny, frank and sexy as all get-out.

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Eric Melin

... a coming-of-age film with startling emotional depth and complexity, set against the backdrop of class differences in Mexico.

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Marvelous, merry and, yes, melancholy film.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Part travelogue, part road picture, part meditation on class, mortality and intimacy, this extraordinary little movie might be the perfect harbinger of summer, as astute as it is steamy.

John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A sexy and often comical road trip that demonstrates how personal agendas and insecurities sabotage and corrupt not just personal but political ideals.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

A giddy and provocative sexual romp that has something to say.

Manohla Dargis
L.A. Weekly

Easily one of the sexiest and funniest films about class struggle ever made.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A monumental, transformational motion picture, challenging the viewer and changing the way you think of movies being put together.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Pairing together hedonistic teenagers with the problems and poverty in Mexico, "Y Tu Mama Tambien" tells a story of vices. Most of the film features… More
Lucas Martins
Intelligent, moving and popular cinema hit; Alfonso Cuaron's cult film present great performances by the cast, without saying that "Y Tu Mama… More
Chris Weber
I heard many great things about this, but, having finally seen it, I can say that yes, while it is a good movie, it's overrated. What we have here is a… More
Cynthia S.
Even though Gael Garcia Bernal is a favorite actor of mine, I don't share the enthusiasm this movie was received with. Most of all, this is about a couple… More
Dan Schultz
A graphic, intense depiction of a road trip on the fly concerning two young, privileged, sex-crazed young men (Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal) who are joined by… More
Idrees Khan
I've rarely seen other movies that depict characters and lifestyles as real as this. They didn't go through any extra effort to depict Mexico as a… More

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