Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Synopsis
Dodgeball teams (Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor, Ben Stiller) compete for $50,000 in Las Vegas.
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Premiere

By Peter Debruge
Take it from someone who can still feel the hollow rubber tang! of old dodgeball scars: It feels great to be blindsided by a little movie...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Hilariously fake and rude. And thus true and tonic, if you know what I mean.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Ben Stiller is like a guy on the 1919 White Sox. He's rigged to lose. His comedy is the stuff of failure, and sometimes it's pleasurable...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
There are some clunky, juvenile jokes and an excess of shots to that special place on men that make us double over and weep. But there are...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
In a miraculous gift to the audience, 20th Century-Fox does not reveal all of the best gags in its trailer.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A blistering satire of feel-good sports movies, this film makes its mark via the most direct route: it lampoons by adopting the...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Coach Torn adds to a palpably violent undertone by heaving wrenches at their heads and crotches, making The Three Stooges' poking and...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Yes, the movie's watchable, and there are about six good laughs in it, but six good (not great) laughs in 90 minutes is pretty paltry for a...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
In outline, the story is pretty funny, and the film's outlandish takes on sports-movie conventions deliver some laughs. But Thurber chooses...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

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Anyone with a sizable role in Dodgeball gets mired in the script's dissipated tone. Two of the climactic jokes involve "Happy Days"...
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By XposeYourTDs
One of my favorite comedies, an amazing idea to make a movie about dodgeball. Ben Stiller at his best playing as White Goodman. The movie gels well and the comedy is priceless. This is a must see...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Ben Stiller always a riot...

MUST GO

By foxyjo123
EXCELLENT MOVIE! I LOVED IT! 10 OUT OF 10....

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By nocountryforironman
funny movie thats only good the first few times...

Another classic in my family

By MongrolMan
This movie makes me laugh EVERYTIME I see it! Ben Stiller is killer and Rip Torn is the best coach in the world! The whole cast really works in this movie to make it a good time. Love It!...

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By 775
If you can see a wrench,you can see this movie....

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Rated PG-13 | For Rude Humor, Language and Sexual Humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Think Bad News Bears crossed with Happy Gilmore.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
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