Don't Think Twice
Don't Think Twice (2016)

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. From the director of Sleepwalk With Me and the… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 22, 2016
DVD Release Date: December 6, 2016
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Critic Score: 98% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Don't Think Twice offers a bittersweet look at the comedian's life that's as genuinely moving as it is laugh-out-loud funny -- and a brilliant calling card for writer-director Mike Birbiglia.

Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

The film is nicely structured, gently witty, and it boasts an excellent cast

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

A surprising, bitingly honest drama entwining strands of blood, sweat and jokes.

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Sarah Marrs
Lainey Gossip

Don't Think Twice actually shows Birbiglia to be in the mold of Robert Altman, a naturalistic filmmaker sympathetic enough to show even the "bad" characters in a good light and caustic enough to tarnish the supposed heroes.

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Lindsey Bahr
Associated Press

A deeply sincere and literate coming-of-age tale.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

Don't think twice, just see it.

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tt stern-enzi
Cincinnati CityBeat

Don't Think Twice has comedy as its subject, but it is a far more dramatic and perplexing affair than a comic one.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

It has more laughs than any big-studio comedy I've seen this year, but it's dead serious about the difficulty of creating something collectively in a world where everyone's chasing the spotlight.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

Don't Think Twice does a nice job of satirizing this corner of the showbiz world. More than that, it's a celebration of improv, a uniquely American art form.

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Martha K. Baker
KDHX (St. Louis)

The film is not a grand exercise in maturation but in reality.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
When it comes to films revolving around the film or television business, most of them choose to focus on one aspect alone, leaving out some of the… More
Brendan Nicholls
This is a film that is an indie film to the core. Fractured friendships and the depth of each character keeps things emotional every step of the way. Keegan… More
Glenn Gaylord
ON STAGE, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SQUIRM - My Review of DON'T THINK TWICE (4 Stars) Funny yet painfully honest, Mike Birbiglia's DON'T THINK TWICE,… More
Lane Zieben
The life of a comedian. It's something many people marvel at but don't necessarily understand. There are comedian actors, there are actors who are… More
Bradley J
This film will hit anyone very hard who is in the theatre, improv scene and really anyone who feels like their art is undervalued. Tremendous. Rating: 89
Alec Barniskis
There are really great subtle moments of performance and observation, also the movie features an appropriate balance of joyous and uncomfortable sequences that… More