The Inbetweeners Movie is a 2011 British coming-of-age comedy film based on the sitcom The Inbetweeners, written by series creators Damon Beesley and Iain Morris and directed by Ben Palmer. The film follows the misadventures of a group of teenage friends on holiday in Crete after the end of their final year at school together, and was intended as an ending to the TV series. It stars Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley and Blake Harrison.

Four uncool misfits take a post-high-school holiday in Malia, Crete, where they encounter a quartet of fun British gals.

David Guzman (Film Journal International) The Inbetweeners Movie goes where plenty of sex comedies have gone before, but its rambunctious personality makes it worth the trip. Full Review
Ian Buckwalter (The Atlantic) Plenty of funny bits, and apart from some fairly appalling underlying sexism — guys, screw up all you like, the movie says, because the nice, pretty girls will forgive any transgression — it actually attempts to have heart as well. Full Review
Roger Moore (Tribune News Service) As predictably sophomoric as “The Inbetweeners” can be, it’s the ways you stay ahead of it that amplify the laughs. No romantic or sentimental moment is too tender to undercut. Full Review
Jeffrey M. Anderson (Common Sense Media) The characters are mostly stupid and rather thinly drawn. Full Review
Todd Jorgenson ( There really isn’t enough material here for a feature, with some scattered big laughs and exotic scenery not enough to compensate for a thin and episodic script. Full Review
James Verniere (Boston Herald) Spring break, Brit-style. Full Review
Kirk Honeycutt ( You’ve seen all this teenage male awkwardness, sexual misadventures and body fluids in so damn many American movies that British accents don’t make them any fresher. Full Review
Ethan Alter (Television Without Pity) If you found the show hysterical, chances are good that you’ll be laughing like a loon throughout the movie as well. Full Review
Walter V. Addiego (San Francisco Chronicle) You may not be proud of it, but you’ll probably find something to laugh at in “The Inbetweeners Movie.” Full Review
Kyle Smith (New York Post) I’m disappointed that they turned my horny-teen comedy into a gross-out comedy. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey (Los Angeles Times) Basically just another bawdy spring break movie – with an accent. Full Review
William Bibbiani (CraveOnline) A torturous motion picture experience that I don’t recommend to anybody more mature than the protagonists. Full Review
Manohla Dargis (New York Times) The movie is apparently the most popular British comedy in history. I guarantee that its success has nothing to do with the quality of the actual movie … Full Review
Soren Anderson (Seattle Times) The audience should be interested in the antics of these idiots … why, exactly? Full Review
Joel Arnold (NPR) A disposable but inventive and intelligent series follow-up which satisfies as a standalone experience. Full Review
Mark Feeney (Boston Globe) Who knew that when the “Porky’s” movies (finally) died, they went to England? Full Review
Lisa Schwarzbaum (Entertainment Weekly) A British Crumpet parallel to American Pie, this feature-length dose of boyish sexual fumbling and fantastically dirty British slang is bound to expand an American viewer’s vocabulary. Full Review
Colin Covert (Minneapolis Star Tribune) It’s vulgar in the extreme and technically rough, but with enough endearing moments to redeem the raunch. Full Review
Joe Neumaier (New York Daily News) The snicks and giggles of adolescence grow wearying yet again, despite a few witty bits, none of which are in McKenzie’s intrusive narration. Full Review
Brian Orndorf ( While I’m sure the effort has proven popular with the faithful, newcomers shouldn’t have trouble catching up with the shenanigans, which are largely amusing and enjoyably obvious. Full Review

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