Call Me by Your Name
Call Me by Your Name (2018)

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, the new film by Luca Guadagnino, is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman. It's the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 19, 2018
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Critic Score: 96% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Call Me by Your Name offers a melancholy, powerfully affecting portrait of first love, empathetically acted by Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.

Tom Long
Detroit News

This coming-of-age love story is all texture, tone and nuance...Luca Guadagnino has made a lovely cinematic feather. And it floats down beautifully, riding a soft breeze of melancholy and grace.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The bubbling strain between the leading men is the kind of intimate, authentic work that feels several steps above movie acting.

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Daniel Barnes
Sacramento News & Review

Michael Stuhlbarg gives a strong supporting performance as Elio's compassionate father and Hammer is very well-cast, but Chalamet owns the film with his passionate ambiguity.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

It's a story less about the characters involved than it is about the dynamics between them, a late addition to the Symposium's accounts of the great god Love.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

The film is beautifully shot and the performances are outstanding.

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Brad Keefe
Columbus Alive

Call Me by Your Name is a movie about two people falling in love. It's the kind of movie that's deceptively simple, but one that lingers. In other words, it's the best kind of movie.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Call Me By Your Name" is a visually stunning coming-of-age story that boasts a star-making performance by Chalamet.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

You may not realize how strong the acting is until you replay the movie in your head later.

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tt stern-enzi
Dayton CityPaper

You purchase the ticket for the sensual slow-burn love story that develops between Elio and Oliver, captured against the gorgeous backdrop of Northern Italy, but you might find yourself moved to tears by the genuine appeal Stuhlbarg makes to his son.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
"Call Me By Your Name" is extraordinarily beautiful cinematically, technically and artistically. All performances are exceptional. With a poignant… More
Carlos Magalhães
Although it is not always subtle and can be a bit repetitious sometimes, this is a touching coming-of-age drama that benefits from an excellent performance by… More
Nate Zoebl
Call Me By Your Name is a slower peak into the discovery of romantic feelings between 17-year-old Elio (Timothee Chalamet) and grad student Oliver (Armie… More
Glenn Gaylord
THE CHARM OFFENSIVE - My Review of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (4 Stars) Sometimes the context in which a film is released can color one's perception of it.… More
KJ Proulx
Not to single out this particular premise, but films revolving around gay couples have been terrific over the last decade or so. There was a spark when… More
Philip Price
The adjective you're searching for is "tender." From the first series of title cards through to every instagrammable frame of Luca… More