Getting Straight
Getting Straight (1970)

"Movies like Getting Straight are ceasing to be tolerable" complained one conservative movie magazine of 1970. Today, the once-relevant but now merely entertaining Getting Straight is not only tolerable, but downright… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: May 13, 1970
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2009
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

One of the few Hollywood films to deal with the students revolution, Richard Rush's Getting Straight, starring Elliott Gould, confuses broader political issues with sexual politics and getting laid

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Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

Sadly, despite its radical themes and caricatures, there is nary an ounce of subversiveness at this film's heart.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Generation (hippie era) comedy-drama, very dated

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Broome
"Getting Straight" means well, but is a bit of an embarrassment. As dated as its title suggests, this look at a troubled West Coast college hits all… More