Grown Ups Synopsis
Five friends learn that age and maturity do not necessarily go hand-in-hand.
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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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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...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The film drifts along on a stream of humiliation jokes - physical, emotional, sexual, hairpiece-ial.
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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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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...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Isn't just unfunny; it's so dull.
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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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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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By Mark Jenkins
Indeed, despite occasional attempts at plot and character, this is basically a roast with scenery.
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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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Five Word Review

By redyeah
funny cast delivers fun time...

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By filmchild
I loved going to the screener of this movie. You'll like this comedy for several reasons: -Sandler, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Kevin James -Non stop digs at each other's characters...

Funny Yet Predictable

By Spring101
I was super exited to see this movie, I even got in line to see it opening night, why I'm writing a review this late i will never know, but I feel that I need to save the people who are about to...

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By Asianfreak
80 out of 100 Not the best, but a hilarious, actually good Adam Sandler movie in a long time. Teaming up with superstars from other comedies, Kevin James (I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry), Chris...

For fans of Adam Sandler

By mlfersko
About to see the new Grown Ups, figured I give my opinion on this film. Overall, I think it was pretty funny. Sure the jokes are juvenile and gross, but isn't that why you saw this movie? If you're a...


By Terri Schryer
Great movie! My Husband and I loved the movie. The movie is funny from the very beginning to the end. We would love to see it again....

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By pcmartin117
I absolutely loved this movie!!! This was a great movie with lots of laughs and some wonderful underlying meaning of honesty and well being. For the most party if you are a fan of the SNL...

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By Sanchez629
This movie is filled with perverse scenes like a father placing his head in between his provocatively dressed daughters chest, young girls being lusted after by grown married men, male nudity, and a...

Incredibly bummed

Adam Sandler-to me he was ultra dependable at one point in time.Even if I found the material to be not as 'moral' as it should,or whatever,he was at least consistently funny.After Grown ups and Funny...

Just enjoyable...

By lovestalentmoviefan
...not nearly as hilarious as it could have been with the cast involved. I agree that there were just too many people to give the story true meat. Still liked it well enough. My soso is because I was...

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Rated PG-13 | For crude material including suggestive references, language and some male rear nudity
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