San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
If you can lighten up for an hour and a half, the film delivers one good laugh after another.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
Accepted's winning dumbness and breezy bons mots save it from the pit.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Low of brow and pure of heart, the movie plays like "Animal House" extra-lite, and as such it's decent indecent fun.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
After a very funny start, there just isn't enough content to fill the feature-length curriculum.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Paradoxically fast-talking and laid back, Long's Bartleby appears to be the illegitimate child of Groucho Marx and Ferris Bueller, one whose schemes are far more impressive than his deeds.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Like its underachieving protagonist, Steve Pink's teen comedy Accepted flashes just enough charm to get by but is too lazy to really make anything of itself.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Even if you're willing to overlook the preposterous plot holes in its premise, Accepted pushes its luck in its final half-hour.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Mostly, it wallows in partying with a capital P.
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Chicago Tribune

A mildly funny PG-13 effort that is just dying to release an R- or unrated DVD version of itself. That way all the pool party sequences can lay off the false modesty.
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Wall Street Journal

Go right ahead and skip this one at the Cineplex. You've got my word: It won't be on the final.
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47 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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