The Best of Times
The Best of Times (1986)

Small-town banker Robin Williams has never been able to live down the fact that he dropped an important pass during a crucial high-school football game. Likewise tainted for life is the team's star quarterback Kurt Russell, now a garage… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 31, 1986
DVD Release Date: February 2, 1999
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Walter Goodman
New York Times

Such a rouser that it almost makes up for the incomplete passes and stopped runs that precede it.

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Scott Weinberg

Forgotten by most yet seemingly adored by those who choose to remember it, The Best of Times stands in my book as one of the truly great sports comedies.

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Steve Crum

Nostalgic fantasy about replaying that high school game with all the jock pals.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Speaks to our fantasies of rectifying mistakes of the past but drops the ball on a satire on small town foibles and marital discord.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Perry
Movies for a rainy Saturday afternoon. One of the corniest movies you'll ever see, a real one-trick pony: what if you could replay that one moment in life… More
Leo L
Great movie.
Dann Michalski
The Best of Times is an entertaining and fun screwball comedy that's a bit dated, but still delivers the laughs. The story follows Jack Dundee, former… More
Anthony Valletta
Um, not a winning, offbeat classic. A bland, neither hot nor cold kind of yawn.
Nicky Mo
A mediocre film about chasing lost glory that never really finds it's way.