An aimless college grad goes after his dream girl.
" "Take Me Home Tonight" is not a bad movie. In fact, it's pretty good. It's just unnecessary. "
" A reasonably watchable immersion in nostalgia. "
" An amiable diversion, kept afloat by some comic moments of the raunchy, silly variety, and by something that does feel rather retro: a kindness to its youthful characters. "
" Give the genially bawdy '80s nostalgia trip Take Me Home Tonight credit where it's due: It's got the music part down pat "
" 'Take Me Home Tonight' has just enough heart and retro party spirit to hold the line before familiarity breeds contempt. "
" [The] trite boy-meets-girl arc (he lies about his job) is occasionally offset by some potent comic misadventures. "
" A dirge of a comedy... "
" After the gimmick begins to fade, what remains is less than likable characters inhabiting an all-too-familiar plot. "
" As a raunchy romantic comedy or an homage to the 1980s, Take Me Home Tonight is hardly worth a one-night stand. "
" Drinking jokes. Sex jokes. Wild antics. Sincere looks. Nothing goes on here that hasn't gone on -- and gone on better -- in other movies. "
" It pretends to be hungry like the wolf, yet it ends up doing the safety dance. "
" It tries hard, but it always falls short. "
" It's an amiable but slow slice of nostalgia: think 'Hot Tub Time Machine' meets 'Superbad' - without the big laughs. "
" It's formulaic at best - and even that formula isn't always thought through. "
" It, like, totally pains me to say this, but Take Me Home Tonight is a bummer. "
" Overall "Take Me Home Tonight" represents a lateral move at best for its 24-hour party people, a step back at worst, and not worth your time either way. "
" The mystery of Topher Grace's film career, and why it isn't better, continues with "Take Me Home Tonight." "
" They speak entirely in plot points and punchlines and seem to be motivated only by lust, greed and ego. Well, we all are, but few bring to this motivation so little intelligence and wit. "
" This low-powered, amiable, stunningly unimportant movie is essentially one long, noisy party (set in two houses). "
" very last joke in the movie -- verbal gags, visual gags, musical cues, camera moves -- is crushingly literal. "
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