63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Slap Happy. [16 February 1996, p.D4]
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60

Empire

The real surprise is that it's a lot of fun, with Sandler becoming more personable as the film progresses, and a couple of truly side-splitting scenes.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Several strokes short of a respectable finish.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Adam Sandler is funny as the volatile hero, and the screenplay is just abrasive enough to keep the story surprising.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
It may smell awful from a distance, especially if you have low tolerance for lowbrow humor, but up close this yarn about an unlikely golf star is fairly painless.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Tells the story of a violent sociopath. Since it's about golf, that makes it a comedy.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Adam Sandler stars in a one-joke Caddyshack for the blitzed and jaded.
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30

TV Guide

Sorry excuse for a comedy.
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25

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
A way-below-par golfing comedy.
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11

Austin Chronicle

A lame, unoriginal comedy.
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31 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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