"...Silverstone is a winner. And so is the movie, which also functions as a lunatic update of 'Emma'..."
Rolling Stone - Peter Travers (08/10/1995)
"...A fresh, disarmingly bright and at times explosively funny comedy..."
Variety - Brian Lowry
"...CLUELESS is a smart and funny movie, and the characters are in on the joke....It will appeal to anyone who has a sense of humor and an ear for the ironic..."
Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert (07/19/1995)
"Arguably the CITIZEN KANE of mall-rat movies, Heckerling's savvy transposition of Jane Austen's EMMA to rich-kid California remains a delight."
Sight and Sound - Matthew Leyland (02/01/2006)
"Thirteen years after she directed FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH, Heckerling still had a jeweler's eye for the tics and traits of teens who hang out at the mall." -- Grade: B+
Entertainment Weekly - Chris Nashawaty (05/04/2012)
"CLUELESS, a major career move for Mr. Rudd, was a beloved film of the 1990s, and one that still captures a cultural moment with precision and hilarity."
Wall Street Journal (03/21/2013)
"...Silverstone is dead-on....A satirical portrait..." - Recommended
Premiere - Josh Rottenberg (01/01/1996)
"...Alicia Silverstone goes to the head of the comedy class as Cher in the oft-hilarious high-school parody CLUELESS....She beams throughout..." -- 3 out of 4 stars
USA Today - Susan Wloszczyna (07/19/1995)
"...Clever and amusing....The direction is dead-on as well, with every actor in the extensive cast both understanding and responding admirably to the material..."
Los Angeles Times - Kenneth Turan (07/19/1995)