75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It does possess a certain backward-glancing innocent appeal.
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Hits most of the markers of a flashback film but not enough of the beats.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Completely unoriginal, sure, but watchable and even likable.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
One raucous night, one raunchy party, "American Graffiti filtered through "Dazed and Confused" and the Shermer High films of John Hughes.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Every last joke in the movie - verbal gags, visual gags, musical cues, camera moves - is crushingly literal.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
As a raunchy romantic comedy or an homage to the 1980s, Take Me Home Tonight is hardly worth a one-night stand.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Ultimately, the characters are props in a movie about popped collars and Ray-Bans, rather than the other way around.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Michael Dowse's aggressively unfunny film which seeks the lowest common denominator in nearly every scene.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Nostalgia for the '80s - big hair, Madonna, cocaine, big hair, Duran Duran, more cocaine - is all well and good. Unless it's practiced with the charmless ineptitude of Take Me Home Tonight.
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15

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Take Me Home Tonight isn't nearly as much fun as the '80s actually were. Even worse, it's less fun than most '80s comedies were - and that's bad.
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42 out of 100
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