Crazy on the Outside Synopsis
An ex-convict (Tim Allen) copes with quirky family members and falls for his probation officer.
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
A harmless little mess of a movie whose cast you've mostly heard of, including Tim Allen, who also directed.
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Variety

By Joe Leydon
Looking and sounding like a second-tier '80s made-for-cabler, Crazy on the Outside is the sort of bland trifle one might watch to kill time...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
With neither the dramatic nor comedic aspects of the story line being remotely convincing, the best efforts of the talented cast go for...
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L.A. Weekly

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Tim Allen returns to lowest-common-denominator comedy as the star of his own ill-advised, irritating directorial debut.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
John Peaslee's Screenwriting 101-style script has merely left everyone floating on their own.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Each actor appears to have received the script to a different movie, while Allen adds his own directorial touch of sexual vulgarity.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Allen screws up his directing debut with a script that smothers his wit in a blanket of bland.
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Great Movie!

By w_huskies
Has a little something for everyone: a romantic and hilarious comedy with a serious message is lightly sprinkled with some well placed over-the-top "special effects". Great cast and vintage Tim...

Crazy on the outside

By mavrik1
Great Movie.....Tim Allen is really funny. Loved the movie....

Crazy On THe Outside

By mosaicwoman
I got to see the premiere of this show in Seattle along with a 20 minute set of stand-up with Tim Allen.He introduced his movie and then we all settled in with great anticipation. I have to say I was...

Terrible movie

By ks1180
Wow, it’s like I saw a different movie than everyone else. It was terrible. There were 4 people in the theater, us being 2 of them, and we actually left after 45 minutes it was so bad. Maybe it got...

Crazy on the Outside

By blueestarr
What a great movie- I appreciated it. Very thoughtful and great performances by all-not to mention great directing from Allen....

Awesome fun!

By spacecommander
Just a good fun movie that made me laugh a lot. Don't change anything! Sigourney Weaver is fantastic! The movie even has Pirates! ;~)...

Crazy on the outside

By mtoast56
Cute movie lots of laughs...

Crazy on the Outside

By hnm_mtreadway
This was a hilarious movie. Tim Allen and all of the other actors and actresses are great in this movie. This is a great movie to go see....

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ So-so romcom with lots of sexual situations; not for tweens.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF