We the Party Synopsis
A teen who would rather organize dance parties than study sets his sights on a brainy classmate.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Despite its flashy cinematography and colorful sets, it contains a great deal that is serious about growing up in America today.
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Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
While We the Party can be insensitive, or blind, to the misogyny and homophobia of the general culture (the token gay teen is a...
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Other Van Peebleses also populate the movie, and all are serviceable enough as actors; it would be nice to see them in less earnest, more...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Despite the filmmaker's obvious good intentions in trying to impart valuable life lessons to younger viewers, We the Party suffers from any...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a shame, though, that the movie also features stereotyped or retrograde attitudes towards Jewish, gay, and female characters. Perhaps...
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Time Out New York

The movie spends almost as much time allowing the filmmaker, playing a progressive-minded teacher, to push his students to be better...
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
The naughty-yet-nurturing tone is certainly unusual, but in working so hard to be the adult who "gets" kids yet lectures them at the same...
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Village Voice

Van Peebles's heart is probably in the right place, but his attempt to wed his kids' generational moment to a classic coming-of-age...
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Washington Post

With the raunch of "American Pie" and the heart of an after-school special, the comedy turns out to be a lot less than the sum of its parts.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The script suffers from blandness and aimlessness.
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By murich66
A must see. We absolutely loved the movie....

Great movie with a great message

By Guggenheim
Loved it; loved music cannot stop singing YG's 'Truth' Mario keeps it real for teens and parents...

We The Party - great film,

By diplomadepot
This was a very good comedy with some good lessons for all people to learn. Party on Mandela Van Peebles...


By rawhid3
Very bad movie....

By Charles Ester

It was a beautiful movie.

By slimpookshady

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Rated R | For Sexual Content, All Involving Teens, Language and Brief Drug Use