75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
No one in their right mind goes to an Adam Sandler movie for any reason other than to laugh, and Grown Ups delivers.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
For a while, the movie looks like "Couples Retreat" or a Tyler Perry house party, only instead of cookie-cutter conflicts, everyone just grows happier and more relaxed.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The film drifts along on a stream of humiliation jokes - physical, emotional, sexual, hairpiece-ial.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Despite the lazily self-satisfied results, his (Sandler) aging fan base likely will come along for the lackadaisical ride.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
In Sandler's movies, men don't cry; they urinate. So the scene in which the stars empty their bladders and change the color of a swimming pool's water might be the weepiest of the year.
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45

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Isn't just unfunny; it's so dull.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The movie devolves into a series of clichéd bits, none of which are that funny.
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38

USA Today

If Sandler hopes to win over new fans, he may want to cork the scatological humor and let it age a bit.
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35

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Indeed, despite occasional attempts at plot and character, this is basically a roast with scenery.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
The film has some chuckles, if no belly laughs; it has some warmth, if no great heat.
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30 out of 100
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