Metacritic Movie Ratings
Admission Reviews

3.0

48

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Admission, a likably breezy campus movie directed by Paul Weitz (About a Boy), is blissfully non-insulting.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Largely because of its engaging cast, Admission is an amiable, but only slightly-above-average, comic romp.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Deftly playing Tina Fey's feminist-icon mother, Lily Tomlin all but steals Admission, a knowing but uneven comedy about the neuroticism of the college-admission process on both sides of the equation.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Nobody doesn't like Tina Fey, and anyone aware of her starring role in Admission will be wishing her well. But wishing won't make this dramedy any less dreary than it is.

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