Reality Bites Poster Image
Rated
PG-13
Runtime 99 min
Ratings
65% critics Rotten Tomatoes
74% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 16+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release 02/18/94
Actors Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn
Directors Ben Stiller
In this study of Generation X manners, Lelaina, the valedictorian of her college class, camcords her friends in a mock documentary of posteducation life. Troy is her best friend, a perpetually unemployed musical slacker. Vickie is a manager at the Gap who worries about the results of an AIDS test, while Sammy has problems grappling with his sexuality. When Lelaina meets Michael, an earnest video executive who takes her homemade video to his MTV-like station, she must decide what she values--the materialism of yuppie Michael or the philosophical musings of Troy.
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release 02/18/94
Actors Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn
Directors Ben Stiller
In this study of Generation X manners, Lelaina, the valedictorian of her college class, camcords her friends in a mock documentary of posteducation life. Troy is her best friend, a perpetually unemployed musical slacker. Vickie is a manager at the Gap who worries about the results of an AIDS test, while Sammy has problems grappling with his sexuality. When Lelaina meets Michael, an earnest video executive who takes her homemade video to his MTV-like station, she must decide what she values--the materialism of yuppie Michael or the philosophical musings of Troy.