• Released
  • September 14, 1979
  • R , 1 hr 55 min
  • Music/Performing Arts
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Quadrophenia Synopsis
Jimmy (Phil Daniels) and the Mods ride scooters in 1964 London and bash the Rockers in Brighton.
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Village Voice

By Amy Taubin
It remains one of the most wrenching films about adolescent angst, thanks largely to the performance of Phil Daniels.
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80

Variety

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Sting, as the weekend super-Mod whose image collapses when he's revealed to work as a bellhop, cuts a slick dash in the dancehall sequences.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Roddam's minor but imaginative 1979 movie.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Plays more like a gritty, episodic British independent film powered by a soundtrack of Who songs that illuminate the main character's...
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70

New Times (L.A.)

By Gregory Weinkauf
As a document of rockin, youth rebellion, the film lodges perfectly between "American Graffiti" and "Trainspotting."
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70

L.A. Weekly

By Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
This ode to wrestling one's way out of youth's shell holds up surprisingly well.
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Rated R | For Coarse Language and Sexual Content