AMC Movie List

Slacker Movies

For every Type A movie character there is a slacker. How would you rate these idlers and bums?

rank title points votes your vote
1 Clerks
Kevin Smith’s directorial debut narrates a day in the life of two store clerks who have nothing better to do than banter.
50 58
2 The Big Lebowski
In the Coen brothers cult flick, the Dude (Jeff Bridges), aka Jeff Lebowski, has no job and walks around in a robe.
29 35
3 Dazed and Confused
Richard Linklater captures a last day of high school, as students laze about in cliques, getting drunk and stoned.
12 18
4 Pineapple Express
James Franco and Seth Rogen star in this action-packed comedy about potheads on the run from a drug kingpin.
9 17
5 Slacker
Richard Linklater drifts among conversations between 20-somethings in Austin. Not your typical slacker movie.
9 15
6 The Tao of Steve
A pontificating bachelor (Donal Logue) spends his time drinking and pursuing ladies, as per his rules of seduction.
2 6
7 Kicking and Screaming
In this Noah Baumbach movie, a group of college grads talk a lot about life, but can’t quite get around to living it.
1 5
8 Say Anything…
Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) spends all his waking hours kickboxing and pining after Diane Court (Ione Skye).
1 5
9 Reality Bites
Ethan Hawke epitomizes grunge slackerdom in this so-called Generation X drama, directed by Ben Stiller.
-1 9
11 About a Boy
Will Freeman (Hugh Grant) is independently wealthy and has no need to work. When he meets a young boy, life changes.
-3 9