• Released
  • February 1, 2002
  • R , 1 hr 26 min
  • Comedy
  • 11 Fan Ratings

USA Today

By Mike Clark
There are laughs here, but easily as many groans.
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New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
So patchy in its laughs, so calculated in its grossness and so lacking in genuine comic exuberance, it makes you look at "Road Trip" in an admiring new light.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Before immediately handing the movie an F and sending it off to summer school, give the filmmakers, and especially co-star Jason Schwartzman, credit for their anarchic willingness to try anything to shock a laugh loose from an audience.
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By James Berardinelli
Once again, we have a movie where the jokes are aimed at the least common denominator - meaning that to genuinely enjoy the experience of sitting through Slackers, you will need help from a controlled substance.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie doesn't so much extend Schwartzman's antic outsider persona from ''Rushmore'' as uglify it, reducing him to the ultimate Uncool Anti-WASP.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Slackers depends on the pathetic Ethan and the flatulent Sam for most of its laughs, and both characters are more revolting than amusing.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A discordant comedy that gives bad taste a bad name.
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Boston Globe

There's scant character development, pedestrian dialogue, and an almost complete lack of humor.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Slackers is, well, consummately cheesy. Ugh.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A shit stain on the genre.
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12 out of 100
Overwhelming dislike
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