Bill & Ted Face the Music

critic Reviews

, 82% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • As wholesomely goofy as its heroes, Bill and Ted Face the Music is a rare long-belated sequel that largely recaptures the franchise's original charm.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    We could all do with a little dose of Bill and Ted's optimism - the simple belief that kindness and camaraderie can bring us all together.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Danny LeighFinancial Times
    Somehow it works. Remarkably, you may party on.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Peter BradshawGuardian
    Not excellent maybe, but by no means bogus either, this cheerful Bill & Ted threequel brings the story of our two laidback heroes up to the melancholy autumn of their middle age.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    For fans, the pair's all-round lameness has always been a large part of their charm. The contrast between their slow reaction speeds and the extreme wackiness of their adventures were an essential part of the package but the formula hasn't worn well.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    James BerardinelliReelViews
    The movie runs out of steam well before the halfway point and, after that, it seems to be going through the motions, as if everyone involved was having too good a time to put the meandering narrative out of its misery.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Charles BramescoLittle White Lies
    A winningly silly jam sesh with two lovable lunkheads.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Nathan MattiseArs Technica
    If you also already have a soft spot for the Wyld Stallyns, hop in your nearest phone booth, dial up the infinite, and prepare for another charming, over-the-top and surprisingly poignant ride through time.
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    Richard von BusackSF Weekly
    While this isn't as smooth or as funny a 90-minute romp as the last one, it has a bit more depth.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Susana Guzman De la OCine Premiere
    Bill and Ted Face the Music conserves the irreverence of its characters, but fails at key points of the original formula. [Full Review in Spanish]
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Brian VinerDaily Mail (UK)
    Do we really want to see Bill and Ted as middle-aged nincompoops? Yes and no, but mostly no.
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