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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Martin Lawrence finally gets to show what he can do as a screen comedian.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's a shrewd little comedy that uses good British actors to challenge its star, who rises to the occasion.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Though the humor of Black Knight never quite achieves the giddiness of a Monty Python comedy, Lawrence creates a character more lovable...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Lawrence, as always, exerts the appeal of a con man too lightweight to buy into his own con. He'd be funnier, though, if he didn't insist...
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It's hard to find the movie unpleasant, but it's hard to imagine it causing any strong reaction at all.
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50

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
It relies on short bursts of Lawrence's zaniness, punctuated by an occasional joke about stinking feet or vile breath. For his admirers,...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
We had hoped for just a funny movie, but instead we get some laughs and plenty of yawns.
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38

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
The best thing about Black Knight is when it finally says goodnight.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Dismal time-travel comedy that makes "Big Momma's House" look like "Citizen Kane."
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Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
But in the end everything comes down to Lawrence, who has yet to develop a truly distinct comedic sensibility.
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Rated PG-13 | For language, sexual/crude humor and battle violence