Clueless (1995)

Jane Austen might never have imagined that her 1816 novel Emma could be turned into a fresh and satirical look at ultra-rich teenagers in a Beverly Hills high school. Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash), both named after… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 21, 1995
DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A funny and clever reshaping of Emma, Clueless offers a soft satire that pokes as much fun at teen films as it does at the Beverly Hills glitterati.

Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed Clueless.

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Brian Lowry

A fresh, disarmingly bright and at times explosively funny comedy well worth a trip to the mall, even if it eventually runs out of gas.

Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Its goal is humble: to walk the line between bubblegum pop that indulges trends, and a halfhearted critique of shallowness. I don't think this is what feminists mean by "having it all"...

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

There's such a gaping discontinuity between her physical beauty and her vacant, gum-snapping personality that she's like a walking advertisement for everything that's right and wrong with America.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Though this drifts at times as storytelling, it's mainly lightweight but personable fun.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

offers some of the best humor, entertainment, and social insight the teen comedy genre has to offer

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John Leland

The summer's most compelling movie about teenagers.

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Time Out

Silverstone makes Cher's insularity appealingly innocent (even in the midst of crisis, she can't resist checking out the latest fashion lines), and an attempted seduction scene is sweetly hopeless.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

'Clueless' is a sweet, comical, satiric, knowing film, and it's anything but clueless.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
Its plot may be razor thin, but Alicia Silverstone's irresistible charm, the casts blooming performances and quotable & humorous splendor makes… More
Nicki Marie
Cute, no other way to describe this movie. I am sure everyone has seen it by now too, so no real point reviewing it. Alicia's best role, I still love most… More
KJ Proulx
"Clueless" is another addition to the 90's teen genre and for what it's worth, it is both the best and worst of it's kind. Showing… More
Cassie Hill
Such a adorable teen comedy!!! Alicia Silverstone is absolutely beautiful & Paul Rudd is adorable as always. I really love this movie!!! :) :) :) :)
Wildaly M
Sweet and fun. That's how I can describe it. Worth watching.
Dean King
Need to see it again, but think it was quite funny in a cheesy way.