Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!

From Richard Linklater (Boyhood) comes this ensemble comedy set in a 1980s college, billed as the "spiritual sequel" to Linklater's classic Dazed and Confused (1993). Follows a group of young baseball players navigating their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. The title is taken from the 1980 Van Halen single.

2016Rating: MA15+, Strong coarse language, sex and drug use116 minsUSA
Comedy
82%
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A tale of boys with puerile genital fixations and barely-covered girls who exist only for the male sex drive.

The 'nostalgia coming of age' film portrays the times and events that define a person as they progress through life's rites of passage. They share similarities with the historical bio-pic in trying to capture the look and mood of times gone by but without the historically important people. An example of one that works brilliantly is Richard Linklater's...

2.0
Variety

Variety

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Linklater indulges his characters’ antics with such wild, free-flowing affection that you might miss the thoughtful undertow of this delightful movie...

Total Film

Total Film

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Everybody in Everybody smashes it out the park...

4.0
Time Out

Time Out

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A hilarious, deeply relaxed comedy about male bonding, Richard Linklater’s baseball-minded latest ranks right up there with his masterpieces.

5.0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

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The characters often come across as immature dolts, but the film’s humane enough to recognise that’s all part of being 18.

5.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

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If the lads were insufferable misogynistic pricks, Everybody Wants Some!! would make for horrible viewing. Thankfully they’re all intensely lovable.

4.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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It's as honest and clear-eyed about the past as its predecessor, another in a filmography of unpredictable gems.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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A perfectly pitched blast of nostalgia, which will transport you to that time in life when the future stretched before you and anything seemed possible.

4.0
Variety

Variety

press

Linklater indulges his characters’ antics with such wild, free-flowing affection that you might miss the thoughtful undertow of this delightful movie...

Total Film

Total Film

press

Everybody in Everybody smashes it out the park...

4.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

A hilarious, deeply relaxed comedy about male bonding, Richard Linklater’s baseball-minded latest ranks right up there with his masterpieces.

5.0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The characters often come across as immature dolts, but the film’s humane enough to recognise that’s all part of being 18.

5.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

If the lads were insufferable misogynistic pricks, Everybody Wants Some!! would make for horrible viewing. Thankfully they’re all intensely lovable.

4.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

It's as honest and clear-eyed about the past as its predecessor, another in a filmography of unpredictable gems.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

A perfectly pitched blast of nostalgia, which will transport you to that time in life when the future stretched before you and anything seemed possible.

4.0

A tale of boys with puerile genital fixations and barely-covered girls who exist only for the male sex drive.

The 'nostalgia coming of age' film portrays the times and events that define a person as they progress through life's rites of passage. They share similarities with the historical bio-pic in trying to capture the look and mood of times gone by but without the historically important people. An example of one that works brilliantly is Richard Linklater's...

2.0