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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Like all Shelton's movies, Hollywood Homicide rambles and shambles, and like most of them, it ultimately settles into its own appealing...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
At its best, "Hollywood" has the breezy irreverence and easy, sunny L.A. atmosphere of Shelton's 1992 "White Men Can't Jump," a buddy-buddy...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One of the pleasures of Hollywood Homicide is that it's more interested in its two goofy cops than in the murder plot; their dialogue...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Combines silly stuff about life in Los Angeles with buoyant energy, a couple of chases worthy of the Keystone Kops and quick-witted actors...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Is it, you know, fun? At times. Yet there's a rote quality to the way this half-dumb, half-sly movie resolves itself into an intentional...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
One of the most lazily scripted, poorly structured, smugly stereotyped star vehicles in recent memory. Bizarrely, this seems to be the...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Ultimately, this movie cowritten by Shelton and former L.A. police detective Robert Souza has more laughs than suspense, but not enough of...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Somewhere within all of this there really is a homicide -- a hip-hop industry rub-out that may someday make this movie half of a passable...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Escapism with a human touch -- it feels lived-in.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It's a humiliating comedown for Ford, and he looks creaky and grumpy, obviously aware that he is miscast and dreading every scene.
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By the big cheese
Far from original but enjoyable non-the less...

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Rated PG-13 | For violence, sexual situations and language
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