“Take Me Home Tonight” is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Dowse and starring Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler, and Teresa Palmer. The movie is set in the late 1980s and follows the story of recent college graduate Matt Franklin (Topher Grace), who is struggling to figure out what to do with his life.
When Matt’s high school crush, Tori Frederking (Teresa Palmer), invites him to a Labor Day weekend party, he sees it as an opportunity to finally win her heart. Along with his twin sister, Wendy (Anna Faris), and his best friend, Barry (Dan Fogler), Matt embarks on a wild night of partying, adventure, and self-discovery.
As Matt and his friends navigate the ups and downs of the party scene, they confront their own fears and insecurities, and learn important lessons about friendship, love, and growing up. The film’s soundtrack features a variety of popular hits from the 1980s, adding to its nostalgic and fun-loving atmosphere.
“Take Me Home Tonight” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its throwback vibe and likeable cast, while others criticized it for its formulaic plot and lack of originality. Despite the mixed response, the film has gained a cult following among fans of 1980s nostalgia, due to its fun-loving spirit, memorable soundtrack, and charming performances.
Duration: 97 min.