63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
BMH2 is a harmless, genial outing, a comedy that is amusing without ever rising to the level of funny. You sit through the film with a smile on your face, waiting for the laughs that never come.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

House 2 may never elicit more than mild chuckles, but when Momma teaches the Fullers a few lessons about family, it's heartfelt without being syrupy.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Completely unnecessary but painless, like dentistry performed by mimes.
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50

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
This could be the start of an awful new genre: Nannies Gone Wild.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
If state-of-the-art cross-gender fat suits and drunken Chihuahuas were the stuff of comic genius, Big Momma's House 2 still wouldn't be very funny.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
If there is a casting agent in hell, ­Martin Lawrence and Tyler Perry will soon put on their fat suits as Big Momma and Madea Simmons and show up as a tag team in a big-screen ­Wrestlemania.
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38

Premiere

All told, however, this bland little movie fits right into it's late January slot. It's a little bawdy - the fat-lady thong bit was funnier in "Shallow Hall" - and it passes the time.
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38

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Lawrence is a comedian with talent who rarely uses it for anything worthwhile, and here he makes a halfhearted, paycheck-collecting effort that's actually in perfect keeping with the rest of the movie's tired, recycled tone.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The result is an incredibly disorganized movie with a few funny scenes -- most of which are revealed in the commercials.
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0

New York Post

If you experience any laughter while in the presence of this movie, it's a credit to your imagination. But if you can tickle yourself, why spend the $10.75?
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34 out of 100
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