100

The Wrap

By Inkoo Kang
What makes Neighbors exceptional, rather than merely great, is its successful attempt to reinvent the studio comedy.
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100

HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
Not only is it uproariously funny and almost breathtakingly dirty, it is better written than it needs to be on a character level, delivering completely on its premise.
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91

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
Neighbors is one of the funniest, most visually inventive studio comedies in recent memory.
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
It’s a party where we want to stay, until we’re dragged out kicking and screaming.
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80

Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
You’ll laugh if you’re young, you’ll laugh if you’re old.
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80

Total Film

By Matt Glasby
A heated, hysterical battle between Apatow smarts and Animal House smirks. Subtlety takes a hazing, but humour emerges with honours.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Very funny at the outset and escalating steadily for most of its brisk running time, the film represents a big win for neophyte screenwriters Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
About 40 percent of Neighbors falls flat. About 60 percent made me laugh hard, even when I knew I should have known better.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Neighbors is the "Animal House" for an era in which food fights seem quaint.
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70

Variety

By Andrew Barker
Lewder, weirder, louder, leaner, meaner and more winningly stupid than anything its director Nicholas Stoller and star Seth Rogen have ever been involved with before, frat comedy Neighbors boasts an almost oppressive volume of outrageous gags.
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68 out of 100
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