Slackers (2002)

Three lifelong cheaters wise up in this gross-out college comedy, which marks the second feature role for Rushmore star Jason Schwartzman. It's the last semester of senior year for roomies Dave (Devon Sawa), Sam (Jason Segel), and Jeff… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: May 28, 2002
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Another teen comedy with little on its mind but moving to the next gross-out gag, Slackers strains for laughs and features grating characters.

Robert Koehler

This debut for helmer and vid vet Dewey Nicks and scribe David H. Steinberg, a feverishly naughty revenge comedy, is awful and subversively spunky at the same time.

Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

Nicks and Steinberg match their own creations for pure venality -- that's giving it the old college try.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

good acting, nothing much more

Derek Adams
Time Out

If it's unlikely to stimulate the brain cells, it will almost certainly make you laugh out loud.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

Airs the same kind of randy, testosterone-fueled humor that has been a staple of comedies about college party guys since Animal House.

Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

It's several good jokes, a whole lot of character development and some skilled direction away from crossing the line from moronic to crudely inspired.

Manohla Dargis
L.A. Weekly

Calculated swill.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[I]t may be the first movie ever targeted to John Hinkley, about the only person I can see as the target audience.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I found myself laughing a lot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Coxxie Mild Sauce
Jason Schwartzman. thats it.
Sunil Jawahir
Jason Schwartzman's really really bad move.
Christopher Haskell
There is a flavor to this film, designated to a distinct group of people. I am one of those people. The cast is a compilation of favorite comics that spans over… More
Leo L
Love this movie!
Marcus Woolcott
Devon Sawa is a slacker who falls in love with a girl, girl then finds out he's been up to something and this is twisted so it...I'm bored of talking… More

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