Metascore
44

Mixed or average reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
Watch On
  1. Meant to be funny, but it only swells the sinus passages. It is a painfully inept comedy.
  2. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    25
    Wow, dudes. Pu-trid. (1989 February 20, p.4D)
User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 66 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. SDK
    Mar 24, 2007
    10
    Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure is the Zen of the 20th century.
  2. ZackB
    Jul 14, 2008
    10
    Absolutely a film that just makes you feel good. It really does have something for children and adults and it's been my favorite film Absolutely a film that just makes you feel good. It really does have something for children and adults and it's been my favorite film since the 3rd grade. I still remember the day I finally got the 69 joke. What really makes this film work is the endearing innocence of the title characters. Even in comedies it's rare to find characters who blindly accept others as they are and want nothing more than everyone to just have a good time. Furthermore, in my opinion, it genuinely boasts many clever jokes throughout. It's certainly not the greatest movie ever made, but for just being a good time, it's a 10. Full Review »
  3. MichaelR.
    Oct 24, 2007
    10
    freaking awesome.The people that give this movie negative reviews are 30-60 year olds that don't like movies us young adults watch.they freaking awesome.The people that give this movie negative reviews are 30-60 year olds that don't like movies us young adults watch.they grew up in a different generation what they find funny is not funny to me. Full Review »