License to Drive
License to Drive (1988)

Les (Corey Haim) is embarrassed when he fails his driving test in this routine teen comedy. His buddies are depending on him to provide the wheels for the weekend, but Les is more interested in his Saturday date with Mercedes (Heather… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 6, 1988
DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Everything you've ever hated about American teenagers, their music, money, fashion sense, their values, and most of all their pin-ups, in one auto-destructive movie.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

About all that's worth noting is that the Caddy gets demolished and that the stars remain intact (though practically everyone will wish that it were the other way around).

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews a breezy, mindless little comedy, License to Drive undoubtedly fits the bill.

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Caryn James
New York Times

Anyone old enough to have a license is probably much too old to be amused by License to Drive.

Barbara Shulgasser
Common Sense Media

Dated '80s teen comedy has car crashes, drinking, cursing.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

One of the best teen comedies ever absolute blast!

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Up until about the halfway mark of this movie, I was having a very good time. Then, somehow, it ran out of energy.

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TV Guide

Although the premise of getting or not getting a first driver's license is a solid-enough base for 90 minutes of teenage comedy, License To Drive misses the point on all counts.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's got the two Coreys...need I say more?

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
Some guys get all the brakes! Good 80's classic movie! License to Drive is a movie about taking chances, though you can probably figure out from… More
James Alvarez
Only the Coreys could transend time and space by cramming a 2 day adventure into half a night.
Aj V
If you love the two Coreys, you'll enjoy this movie. It's a fun and exciting little teen comedy. It's very funny and entertaining, and the… More
Dean McKenna
More wildly and funny with the Coreys in a Cadillac car of the late 1980s. Lots of laughs!
Phil Hubbs
I like the 80's, boy do I hehe but this is really kinda lame even for that. There's no real point to it really, simply a Corey vehicle with very basic… More
Candy Rose
One of my fave teen flicks about a guy trying to get his licence to impress a girl.