Next Stop, Greenwich Village
Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

Director Paul Mazursky drew from his own formative experiences as a struggling New York actor in Next Stop, Greenwich Village. Lenny Baker plays Mazursky's alter ego, an aspiring Brooklyn-born thespian named Larry Lapinsky. When not… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 4, 1976
DVD Release Date: December 13, 2005
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Next Stop, Greenwich Village is a very beautiful motion picture.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie's part autobiography and part fiction, but it's all of a piece because Mazursky captures the tone of the 1950s.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An ingratiating puppy dog of a film by Paul Mazursky about a young man seeking independence in a place synonymous with freedom

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Time Out

A middlebrow American Graffiti, minus the music and set in Greenwich Village, 1953.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Seems more like a slavish hommage to Federico Fellini than a genuine reminiscence.

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Victoria Alexander

So quotable about thumbs, way back in 1976.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

"Next Stop, Greenwich Village" isn't aggressively awful. It is inept but mostly it's just commonplace.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Charming, bittersweet coming-of-age nostalgia


An affectionate and funny 50s autobiographical memoir.

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Laura Cameron
A semi-autobiographical account of a period in director Paul Mazursky's life. A funny and at times quite poignant telling of Mazursky's choice to… More