Envy Synopsis
A man (Ben Stiller) becomes jealous of his wealthy friend (Jack Black) .
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The movie works fairly well as a pitch-dark comedy, and very well as a dead-on satire of upward mobility and its discontents.
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Quirky and enjoyable.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The laughs tend to come in fits and starts, built around individual set pieces rather than being generated organically out of the...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Envy is such an ugly emotion, perhaps it deserves an ugly movie. Barry Levinson's Envy fills the bill - a mean-spirited black comedy...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Envy is in the unenviable position of saddling two of Hollywood's most talented comic actors with a script that doesn't do them justice.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Envy makes a pretty entertaining three-minute trailer. If only they'd left it at that.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The film is neither fish nor fowl nor some arresting new entity, but a lumpish coagulation of conflicting impulses and unrealized gestures.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Environmentalists are up in arms. "Where did the shit go?" they want to know. The answer is painfully obvious: into the screenplay.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Leaves you with the dismaying sensation that Levinson, who should probably be off making his own version of ''The Player,'' has instead...
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12

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A weirdly airless disaster, a turkey so insistently DOA that the dialogue serves as its own epitaph.
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Yep

By chasicle
First person to review this. Go me....

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual humor, language and crude humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ It's a long, long time between chuckles.
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