Grind (2003)

While the rest of his high school graduating class is heading to the same old grind of college, skateboarder Eric Rivers and his best friends, Dustin, a goal-oriented workaholic, and misfit slacker Matt have one last summer road trip… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 15, 2003
DVD Release Date: January 27, 2004
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Mediocre skateboard stunts are padded by a half-baked plot and one-dimensional characters.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Suitable entertainment for boys too young to shave.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

The worst movie of the summer.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Pretty much a complete waste of time.

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Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star

Brody and Vogel anchor the cast, portraying likeable, charismatic dudes with a friendship that is genuine and enduring in spite of their differences.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Without the charm or irrepressible imagination of the Farrellys or 'American Pie' writer Adam Herz, the filmmakers succeeds only in making their protagonists look like jerks, who well deserve the misfortunes that befall them right up to a happy fadeout.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Cinematic fecal matter at its best.

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Bob Campbell
Newark Star-Ledger

Among those rare films that starts at the bottom and burrows downward.

Ed Halter
Village Voice

A logo-laden celebration of the joys of sponsorship wrapped inside an innocuous teen-pic package.

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Scott Weinberg

If you love skateboarding, feel free to rent Grind, hit the mute button and fast forward through anything that doesn't involve a half-pipe.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
I found this film to be pretty amusing. This film is perfect for mindless laughs. This is a very enjoyable comedy that has been unfairly criticized. I thought… More
Joseph Eastmond
While it has heart, and compassion, and a great ending, not even the awesome soundtrack, or skate tricks can make up for the sometimes funny, mostly stupidly… More
Nay Nay Bauer
At the time, skateboarding was a big thing. Now tony hawk is no cooler than david blaine.