Drillbit Taylor Synopsis
Three friends hire a homeless beach bum (Owen Wilson) to protect them from the school bully.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Even if this movie doesn't quite hit the highs of its predecessor, it's nice to know that there are still filmmakers ready to respect the...
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Presents nothing blindingly new for fans of Apatow- or Sandler-style humor and when watching it, one can hear the faint rustling of old...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
There are winning scenes between Wilson and the three teens as they train in various martial arts (like Mexican Judo - "as in Ju-don't know...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The film emits a subtle yet distinct John Hughes vibe.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A relatively lame exercise that never achieves comic traction.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
"Superbad” got a deserved R rating for its unmitigated and gleeful raunch. Drillbit Taylor is cleaner in mouth but far uglier in spirit....
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
As clunky and humorless as its title.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Drillbit Taylor sounds like a rediscovered blaxploitation movie or a name near the top of the NFL draft.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Another dreadful, not-funny Owen Wilson movie, in which Wilson is the best thing.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A failing-grade comedy about the wishful triumph of high school dorks over high school bullies.
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Had some good laughs

By Southernredhead
I took my 12 year old to see this on a mommy/son night out. It is rated PG 13, so I thought it would be ok. Overall, it is ok for that age group, but there are a couple of parts, one in particular...

" DRILLBIT TAYLOR is unfunny and just plain stupid!"

By avigil
An excerpt from my original review: Not only was that (Superbad) film over-the-top funny, but it had that rare feat of having a heart and soul, and was one of the best adolescent films of recent years...

The whole family laughed out loud!

By Mom-with-teenagers
We went opening night and only went because we'd already seen every other movie we'd want to see; and ended up loving it! Great entertainment for 2 48 year old parents and 2 teenaged daughters! We...

Good for fathers and sons

By Escapist_Man
I took my two tween and teen sons to this and we all enjoyed it immensely. Nothing so original here. I even agree with another reviewer who compared it to SuperBad. Except that movie was in no way...


By austin364
this movie was the BEST MOVIE EVER...

review for drillbit taylor.

By mrs. tatum _ fuh-lifee.
thee funniest movie i have ever seen. it's histarical- i actually had stomach cramps after this movie from laughing soo hard ! rating - MUST SEE ! 11 on the 1-10 scale (: it was off the charts ! i...


By xxkarmaxx
My frend and i saw this movie 4 hours ago. This movie was so funny. Me and my frend loved it. Go see it when u get the chance....

No young kids

By movieluver4life
This is a pretty good movie, but it has pretty bad language in it so no young kids should c this movie...

Not exactly rated correctly

By luvfamilymovies
The premise of the movie was great - perfect for the ******* age. The actors were perfect for the roles. We took our 11 year olds, but had to leave the theater. What is up with all the...

Drillbit Taylor isn't a total failure

By gogirl
Funny, Ha! Ha! movie. Go if its raining or else wait for the video....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For crude sexual references throughout, strong bullying, language, drug references and partial nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ More fights than laughs in Owen Wilson comedy.
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