The Night Before

The Night Before

The Night Before

Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are three not-so-wise men in this R-rated Christmas comedy. These lifelong best friends hit their annual Eve tradition – potentially for the last time. Co-stars Michael Shannon (Man of Steel), Lizzy Caplan (The Interview) and Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street) and directed by Jonathan Levine (50/50, The Wackness).

2015Rating: MA15+, Strong drug use, nudity, sex scene and coarse language102 minsUSA
Comedy

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The Night Before / Reviews

Flicks, Steve Newall

Flicks, Steve Newall

A tradition started by two college students to distract their pal from the death of his parents forms the backbone of this yuletide yuck fest. As comedy filmmaking luck would have it, what transpires is essentially a drug-fueled pub crawl caper, Harold and Kumar-like as it follows its leads in search of a mythical Christmas party and, well, weed.

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Variety

Variety

Rogen’s zonked-to-insanity performance is the lifeblood of The Night Before...

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Total Film

Total Film

Funny, cynical, and warm in all the right ways, this could finally be the Christmas movie for people who hate Christmas movies.

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Time Out

Time Out

Hits a sweet spot of inoffensive offensiveness.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Hardly a Christmas miracle, but it’s good for a laugh or two. And that’s not a bad way to get into the holiday spirit.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Surprisingly, for a movie this ephemeral, the closing sequences... are actually quite touching.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Rowdy fun with a dash of sweetness.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Hammy and crude and more baked than a fruitcake, but with a sweetly squishy holiday heart at its center.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

It doesn’t all land, but largely a salty, sweet jingle ball.

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