Are We There Yet? Synopsis
A man endures a nightmare trip from Portland to Vancouver on New Years Eve.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
This is not the plot of your typical Ice Cube movie. It does, however, combine the plots of at least three John Hughes movies.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Won't make your day, but it won't kill it either.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Cube is cute and Long is lovely, but the youngsters are too brash and smug to bear. At least there's a heartwarming end to the excursion.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's been a while since we saw a bad John Hughes comedy, and Are We There Yet? more than fits the bill (even though Hughes had absolutely...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I would have loved to see a genuine love story involving Ice Cube, Nia Long, and the challenge of a lifelong bachelor dating a woman with...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Not worth the ride.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Runs 96 minutes but feels like so much more. There is only one gag.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The affable Ice Cube is all that makes this forced, unfunny film watchable, and, frankly, it's hard watching him waste his efforts on a...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This gnarly and illogical little sitcom is bound to make any adult reconsider that next outing with the kids.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Four screenwriters are credited with this sloppy piece of work. Divide the embarrassment into quarters.
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Pretty good

By moviestar06
I like the plot and the actors, but it needed to be funnier. It is a great movie for kids. Great for nights with your kids in your PJ's....


By foxyjo123
This movie was So-So. There was some funny parts in it but it just wasn't what I expected. 5 out of 10....

are we there yet ?

great movie!...

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I wonder if Ice Cube ever stopped and thought, "Why am I doing this?"

By Dominic LeRose
Pack in every imaginable cliche stereotype of a cold-hearted man who becomes good even tough he's in a situation he hates, every clean-cut family joke, every black person joke imaginable, and a whole...

I love it 5 stars

By amandrus1016
It is soo funny Cuz I ummm i don't know I just know that is so funny...

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Rated PG | For language and rude humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 10+ Less amusing than a game of license plate bingo.
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