Laggies Synopsis
Having spent her twenties comfortably inert, 28 year old Megan reaches a crisis when she finds herself squarely in adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to pursue any and no one to relate to, including her high school...
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90

TheWrap

By Inkoo Kang
Shelton's comedy isn't just smart, but cheerfully wise; not just funny, but cleverly and endlessly so.
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83

indieWIRE

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Even if the film doesn't leave much to ponder past the closing credits, it's enjoyable while it's unfolding, doing justice to the strengths...
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82

Film.com

Superbly written, handsomely made and full of terrific performances, Laggies is Shelton’s best film to date.
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75

HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
It's a gentle, amiable, sincere little movie, and we could use about a hundred more Lynn Sheltons in this business, making movies that feel...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
So here’s the case of a movie that is, in every way, nothing special — except for the way it’s made and how it’s done.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
For the most part, Laggies offers an engaging portal into the life of an appealingly confused 28-year old who doesn't have all the answers...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
More structure and polish doesn't keep Lynn Shelton's latest from being recognizably hers.
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70

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Even though Laggies is clearly well-intentioned — and the anxieties it tussles with are completely believable — the film is awkward in ways...
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
If the narrative progression feels too tidy and circumscribed, Shelton’s talent for bringing out the best in her actors remains...
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63

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
The best thing about the film – which is true of most of his roles – is Rockwell.
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Kiera knightlry dazzles!

By mthesupreme
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Funny, Entertaining Romantic Comedy with Spot-on Performances!

By LaurieBA
Laggies manages to take the sometimes stale rom-com and make it refreshing. Credit goes to the universally perfect cast from the supporting actors to the leads, and the steady direction that lets...

Nah

By leonela04
it was line slow......

Star Studded

By stanleymcclure
Laggies was a fun type movie with many actors, that were really good, such as Keira Knightley, Chole Grace Moretz, Sam Rockwell, Mark Webber, and Ellie Kemper. The story lines were good, acting was...

Laggies

By Jemone1
Fine, feel-good flick featuring endearing characters depicted by an excellent cast. Well-written script and fine acting give the movie a real life feel and draw the audience into the characters'...

So cute

By blbeussink
Funny and cute. Great chick flick!...

Cute Movie

By anjac702
I really enjoyed the film. All the cast was great and it was fun...

Best cast ever!

By seashelpictures931
FUNNY, lovely, and resonant!! See it; you won't be disappointed!...

quirky Seattle love story...

By hadesmond
This atypical rom-com set in Seattle boasts a great cast, beautiful scenery and a story that is accessible to multiple generations....

So predictable

By cd38
Hollywood movies are usually not very subtle. But everything in this movie can be predicted the second the frame appears on the screen. Keira Knightley is a great actress but she hurts herself by...

More Info

Rated R | For for language, some sexual material, and teen partying
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Charming but uneven comedy has language, teen drinking.
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