Brash, giddy and an absolute trip!
- Ain't It Cool News
Even if you couldn't care less about skateboarding, Dogtown and Z-boys serves up an intriguing slice of American culture.
- Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
The film has an infectious enthusiasm and we're touched by the film's conviction that all life centered on that place, that time and that sport.
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times
The rare and wondrous nonfiction film that transcends its subject to become a thing of beauty in itself, a slice of pop-cultural history that shimmers with life.
- Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
This is pop history that blows your hair back.
- Geoff Pevere, The Toronto Star