Singles (1992)

Set amidst the burgeoning Seattle alternative music scene of the early '90s, Singles follows a group of twentysomethings as they try to find love and try to come to terms with their passage into adulthood. Arranged as an episodic… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 18, 1992
DVD Release Date: February 23, 1999
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Smart, funny, and engagingly scruffy, Singles is a clear-eyed look at modern romance that doubles as a credible grunge-era time capsule.

Noel Murray
The Dissolve

It's like a catalog of everything Crowe had to offer back in the early 1990s, from detailed evocations of place and time to the characters' pronouncements about popular culture.

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Peter Rainer
Los Angeles Times

There's a genial untidiness about Singles, but it's unified by Crowe's affection for his characters, and by the terrific Paul Westerberg music track, which plays like a pulse-beat to these people's lives.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a reasonably memorable romcom...

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

This is one happy-ending romance that doesn't feel forced. You can't help getting into the spirit of it.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

There is something new here, and very fresh.

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Malcolm Johnson
Hartford Courant

For all of the director-writer's hipness, there isn't much life in Singles, a wearying if occasionally witty look at life after college in the troubling years of twentysomething.

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Terrence Rafferty
New Yorker

This is romantic comedy of the wispiest kind, but the picture is generous, graceful, and consistently funny.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Crowe doesn't add much to the general discussion, but he's assembled an attractive cast and seems to have a genuine affection for the young people on the screen.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Classic '90s romcom with great soundtrack; sex, cursing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Wildaly M
Good movie.
Nicki Marie
Love this movie, so funny and could really relate to it when I first saw it. Not sure if a younger person watching it now would like it as much. Maybe one for… More
Aj V
I caught this on TV one day a long time ago, I thought it was pretty boring. I only watched it for the cameo from Tim Burton, which was cool, but the rest of… More
Steve K
Worth it for a great soundtrack and a terrific performance by Campbell Scott.
Jens S.
The story of a circle of friends in Seattle during the grunge era of the early 90s and their adventures with dating, work and friendship. Sure, the look is… More
xGary Xx
Yet another example of Cameron Crowe's penchant for putting the soundtrack above any depth or intelligent storytelling. Alright, but forgettable (much like… More