"...A small, wise, breezy footnote [to the 1960's]....Genuinely funny..."
New York Times
"...The humor is both brutal and clever, and the acting uniformly excellent..."
"...WITHNAIL AND I is as good to look at as it is to listen to.....A knockout directorial debut..."
Los Angeles Times
"...Never before had the antics of two boozers been portrayed as charmingly and unapologetically as in Bruce Robinson's semiautobiographical story..."
5 stars out of 5 -- "Robinson's classic film about two drink-sodden out of work actors going on holiday by mistake has lost none of its poignant hilarity."Ultimate DVD
"[I]t crackles with stoner wit and despairing self-indulgence, and confirms Richard E. Grant's caddish and cowardly sot Withnail as one of English film's great grotesques."Sight and Sound
5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his remains essential cinema for newcomers, but beyond nostalgia there's plenty to come back to, like the gorgeously grotty production design."Empire
3 stars out of 4 - "An original and quirky comedy from the 80s with a memorable performance from Grant."Premiere