One Crazy Summer
One Crazy Summer (1986)

In this sophomoric comedy, a teenage dweeb and his buddies have summer fun on Nantucket while preparing for college in the fall.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 8, 1986
DVD Release Date: April 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

[A] bright, occasionally imbecilic teen comedy.

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TV Guide

While certainly not for all tastes, it's refreshing teenage fare, and underlying its cartoony insouciance is a welcome touch of innocence.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Remember fun? This movie does.

Nina Darnton
New York Times

John Cusack and Demi Moore are such charming personalities that they are appealing even in so silly a setting. There is a good chemistry between them. It would be interesting to see them make a film together, instead of being stock figures.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

not as good as BOD, but still great

Fred Topel

Solid '80s movie.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Some of the early imagery... seems to suggest that anything is possible in this "crazy" universe, but the wrap-up is just so aggravatingly bland.

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Mark Sells
Oregon Herald

Quirky, fun comedy with John Cusack - classic 80's summer fare

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As teen comedies go, it's not awful

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
A hilarious movie from Savage Steve Holland, director of Better Off Dead, which also starred Cusack. This movie is a bit more goofy, but it's got a good… More
James Alvarez
One of the only 80's moviesto improve over time.
Nicki Marie
Though I love 80's movies generally, this is not a favourite. There are a few laughs to be had, mostly from the sister with the dog, but much of it is… More
Robert C
A love a good/cheesy 80's flick and this one has all the makings...good cast, fun premise. Sadly, it falls short and is painfully bad in every way.… More
Cassie Hill
I love this movie. It was a great early film for John Cusack and Demi Moore. Bobcat Goldthwait is hilarious as the Stork twin Egg. Jeremy Piven is also… More
Dean McKenna
Craziest and funny, and the rhino cartoons are quite good.