Gregory's Girl
Gregory's Girl (1981)

In this charming and frequently hilarious comedy, an awkward Scottish schoolboy is hopelessly in love with the independent female goalie who replaced him on the school soccer team. Luckily, he has a 10-year-old sister to whom he can turn… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1981
DVD Release Date: November 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Much of the pic's peculiar fascination comes from tangential scenes, limning each character's odd obsession, be it food, girls, soccer, or just watching the traffic drive by.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It floats effortlessly over its landscape, seeing all from a marvelously cockeyed perspective all its own.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A charming but slight teen movie about sports, a first romance and growing up.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Quirky and utterly endearing.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It's hard to warm to a film as intentionally slight and safe as this.

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TV Guide

A funny and touching teen romance from Scottish director Bill Forsyth.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Maybe only grown-ups should see this movie. You know, people who have gotten over the pains of unrequited love (hollow laugh).

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Gilbert Adair
Sight and Sound

Within its modest narrative framework, Gregory's Girl strikes me as a well-nigh flawless comedy.

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Gregory Weinkauf

As charming a provincial romance as ever there was.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Jennifer Xu
I so don't get British humor.
Daniel Mumby
Most coming-of-age films are better remembered for the careers they launched rather than their artistic merits. It's difficult to talk about The Last… More
Cassandra Maples
There is only one thing negative I could say about Gregory's makes you sad that the innocence of first love and first dates is gone forever, and… More
Stella Dallas
adorable! a little dated (80's music and hair) but warm, quirky and hilarious. the scottish accents take some getting used to and i'm sure i… More
Aj V
This movie was disappointing, it's not that bad, it's okay, it's just disappointing. It's an interesting look at young love, but it's… More
Lesley N
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