Loser (2000)

After making Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and Clueless (1995), two of the definitive films about the joys and terrors of American high school, writer/director Amy Heckerling moves on to college with this bittersweet romantic comedy.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 21, 2000
DVD Release Date: December 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: In the grand tradition of teen flicks, Loser comes across as another predictable and underwritten movie with nothing new to offer.

Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune

Loser boasts one of the all-time worst codas, with those overused, American Graffiti-inspired on-screen notes moralistically telling you the rotten things that ultimately happened to the rotten people.

Paul Clinton (CNN.com)

Loser wins no credits in lusterless college tale.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Frustrating and annoying and tedious. A mess.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The end notes of Loser are lame, and it is not encouraging when a college movie means 'aid,' but spells it 'aide.'

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

Biggs, Suvari turn on their winning charm.

Michael Dequina

The intended stabs at humor fall with a thud.

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Hap Erstein
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A better-than-average summer night's entertainment.

Jay Carr
Boston Globe

It's enjoyable.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...engaging and entertaining...

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Amy Heckerling doesn't quite know what kind of audience she is trying to engage. If she's trying to show high school kids the problems and unexpected… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
the love story is average i guess but i really watch it for the dumb roomates, they just make this movie. it doesnt matter how pissed i am, i always lose it… More
Mike S
My reviews are seldom this short and concise, but this movie was so predictable and unoriginal, that there's really not much that I can say or write about… More
Red Lats
Paul is a freshman in university in NYC. He needs to maintain high marks to continue his scholarship, so is branded a "Loser" by his room mates. He… More
Conner Rainwater
It's an incredibly dumb and cheesy movie, it kind of reminds me of Revenge of the Nerds. Only there's only one nerd and he's not really all that… More
Martin Sahlin
The title says it all....It's just a bad movie, but I don't blame them

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