Challengers

M
2024
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132 mins
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Challengers | Ratings & Reviews

Charming, feisty

There’s an aspect of European, perhaps even anti-Hollywood sentiment in Challengers, but it’s not the kind of experience multiplex audiences will find too distancing and cerebral. This is a charming, feisty film, that goes down easy and has some kick to it, like a spritzy summer cocktail. Read full article

Luke Buckmaster

"A thrilling, intoxicating and extravagantly sexy tennis psychodrama."

IndependentIndependent

"The most purely pleasurable film of the year."

The TelegraphThe Telegraph

"Smart, seductive and bristling with sexual tension."

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter

"There’s an electric spark to Guadagnino’s approach that elevates the material."

VarietyVariety

"Guadagnino’s terrifically absorbing screwball dramedy features a devastatingly cool leading lady, Josh O’Connor on rallying form and zinging extended dialogue rallies to match."

The GuardianThe Guardian

"Via a trio of exciting, exacting performances, each participant’s virtues and flaws are brought to life vividly and convincingly."

Herald SunHerald Sun

"One of the twistiest, most compelling, and nonstop horniest films of Guadagnino’s career—which is truly saying something."

ColliderCollider

"An intoxicating showcase for the beauty and excitement of bodies in motion."

Slant MagazineSlant Magazine

"Feels electric and alive."

IGNIGN

"Anchored by three arresting performances and playfully experimental direction, (it's) fresh, exhilarating, and energetic."

Entertainment WeeklyEntertainment Weekly

"A hugely satisfying movie that redefines what it means to win at love."

IndieWireIndieWire

"Guadagnino has the time of his life with this practically sadistic exploration of unrelenting obsession."

Empire MagazineEmpire Magazine

"A simple story turned into a skillful epic."

Slash FilmSlash Film

"(Zendaya is) so good in this role, it’s impossible to imagine anyone else playing it."

AutostraddleAutostraddle

"There is a magnetic and beautiful intensity that flows through (the film)."

Black Girl NerdsBlack Girl Nerds

"Zendaya is faultless in (the) best tennis movie of all."

The TimesThe Times

"It isn't bad, but it is underwhelming."

BBCBBC

"The film is fun. It’s smart and sexy and engaging."

Little White LiesLittle White Lies

"(Guadagnino's) in crowd-pleasing mode, delivering his most purely entertaining film."

Screen DailyScreen Daily

"As honest and insightful as it is pleasingly exhausting."

Film School RejectsFilm School Rejects

"A gloriously sensual film."

FilmInkFilmInk

Challengers | Details

Rating
M, Coarse language, sexual references and nudity
Runtime
132
Genre
Drama, Romance, Sport
Country of origin
USA