91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Sweetness makes the raunch in this honestly funny movie even funnier.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The main thing about Cedar Rapids is that it makes you laugh-often and out loud.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Cedar Rapids had me smiling at hello.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In addition to being funny and endearing and having a lively script and lots of nicely observed performances - is something of an education.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
For a movie loaded with ear-scorching profanity, oceans of booze, and illegal drugs enough to keep all of Cedar Rapids in high spirits for a month, there is something fundamentally decent about the film.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This is a Frank Capra-meets-Judd Apatow comedy with a sweetness-laced ribaldry.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie shouldn't work, yet it does.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

It's not exactly "The Hangover," but the dialogue and situations often get distinctly gamey.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Its appeal comes almost entirely from the cast members, who appear genuinely excited to invite us to their party.
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50

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
It's a movie that needs to look down its nose for its laughs, which generally isn't the best place to find them.
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70 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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