Wayne's World
Wayne's World (1992)

Originally a skit on "Saturday Night Live" during the late '80s and early '90s, "Wayne's World" is about two teenage dudes who host a public access TV show, which is mainly about rock, babes and people who… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 14, 1992
DVD Release Date: November 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An oddball comedy that revels in its silliness and memorable catch phrases, Wayne's World is also fondly regarded because of its endearing characters.

Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

Whoever catered this set must have served extra good donuts and stuff because the acting is real good and we're not just talking about Lowe's deep-smoothie performance.

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Variety Staff

Director Penelope Spheeris, with her first major studio assignment (and eight-figure budget), delivers a colorful but uneventful picture.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

What most adaptations of SNL skits have strived to be but rarely accomplished.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Hollywood surely accepts the movie's message: laughter is the least expensive therapy. And audiences may happily parrot another Wayneism to Myers: 'He shoots! He scores!'

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Very silly but enjoyable.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Wayne's World remains one of the best movies to emerge from SNL's celebrated stages...

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The movie has a pleasing daftness.

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Time Out

Much of the credit for the film's success lies with Spheeris, whose confident if rough-edged direction keeps it on track and cooking.

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

Incredibly lowbrow, but many teens will love it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Mumby
I've spoken at great length in my reviews about the questionable cinematic legacy of Saturday Night Live. The show which in its prime provided a… More
Kevin M. Williams
Mike Myers' takes a pretty good jab at the American, middle class,basement-living, stoner/slacker rock and roll dreamer culture. Although it helps if… More
Eugene Bernabe
Moronically hilarious and clever for this oddball comedy. Wayne's World is highlighted by the constant humor from Myers & Carvey, making it one of the… More
Directors Cat
Wayne's World is a very funny time waster that is worth watching more than once for its memorable characters and of course the adorable relationship… More
KJ Proulx
It may be one of the dumbest comedies to ever come out of Hollywood, but these characters are undeniable some of the funniest people every put to screen,… More
Jim Careter
Hilarious, it is a great remake of the SNL skit, very funny.