We Are the Best! Synopsis
Three young misfits growing up in early '80s Stockholm are 13-year-old rebels looking for a cause. Despite having no instruments, the two put all their energy into forming an all-girl punk band.
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The Wrap

By Alonso Duralde
You don't have to like punk rock to fall in love with We Are the Best!; if a more joyous film comes along in 2014, then it's a good year...
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100

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
The most gratifying thing about the film is feeling Moodysson’s warmth return to him.
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100

TheWrap

By Alonso Duralde
You don't have to like punk rock to fall in love with We Are the Best!; if a more joyous film comes along in 2014, then it's a good year...
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100

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Moodysson's film is little only in physical and financial scale. When measured by the pleasure it confers, We Are the Best! is a big...
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100

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
Brash and sweet, We Are the Best! captures perfectly the aimlessness of adolescence, the waiting to become something that's so often...
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100

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
No film I’ve seen so far this year has provided the sheer moviegoing pleasure of We Are the Best!
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
Funny and frank in its observations, the film is a delightful snapshot of female friendship at that age, from the giddy highs to the...
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90

Variety

By Guy Lodge
It’s the rare film about adolescence that doesn’t seem exclusively targeted either to teens or to adults. Rarer still, it’s one that takes...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A messy, congenial empowerment story that knows how aggravating adolescence can be when you refuse to fit in.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
As a coming-of-age story, the film is a bit uneventful. But the girls’ rebellious, fist-in-the-air spirit and the warmth of their...
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We are the best

By mainsrgregory
A great coming of age film....

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By sharonj54321
It was charming - authentic - and well acted....

Loved it!

By villanueva011499
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