Horrible Bosses Synopsis
Three oppressed workers devise a complex and seemingly foolproof plan to get rid of their employers.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A bouncy, well-built, delightfully nasty tale of resentment, desperation, and amoral revenge that does for employer-employee relations what...
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75

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
It's over-the-top stuff, to be sure. But Bosses never crosses that line into the macabre.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Here's a hit-and-miss farce that leaves you wishing it was funnier than it is. Why? Because it wussies out on a sharp premise.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
All those who have to drag themselves to work every morning will surely find some comfort in Seth Gordon's cheerfully outrageous revenge...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Horrible Bosses has a handful of hilarious moments, but it's not exactly funny and not exactly serious, either.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Short, sour and scabrous, Bosses is that paradoxical thing: a situation comedy where neither situation nor comedy is particularly effective...
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45

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
When faced with the choice of which gag to go for, Horrible Bosses generally selects the raunchiest laugh possible, all other...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
I say kill off everybody else and bring back Farrell for the sequel.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Horrible Bosses has preposterousness to burn, but no finesse and no interest in having any.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The lameness of the gags and dialogue and the film's frequent deep dives for the bottom at the expense of real comedy speak to desperation...
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Awesomely funny!

By peaches7292
Funny even with all the swearing and sexual situations. Lots of laughs and twisted ending....

By kevisi
I haven't see a movie this good in years. I didn't expected to be this good!!! I highly recommended, it might even be funnier than "the Hangover 2"....

Loved It

By hankyjank
Great cast, great story, great humor, great acting, great everything. The whole theater was laughing the entire time. To those "Always Sunny" fans, Charlie is awesome as Dale. Everyone did a great...

Horrible Bosses review

By washed_up
The Hangover meets Pretty Little Liars. Hilarious, fantastic cast: Aniston's at her worst--and by worst, I mean BEST....

not bad but charlie day's voice gets very annoying after a while

By KwokT
overall good movie, jamie foxx is a hit...

Very Funny

By LooksLikeGerald
This movie is a lot of laughs and definitely not for children....

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The best comedy I've seen in a while

By GooberSmooch458
Face it, you're average employee in a film doesn't get together with his friends and concoct a plan to kill their malicious bosses. But the comic violent atmosphere (along with the many pop culture...

GREAT READY TO LAUGH...

By KINGNN
This is the summer movie for 2011. It is full of homor and a great plot line. Our crew of four enjoyed the movie, we were all PG 25 plus so parents make sure ur minors r left home for this one or...

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By nirdeshmittal
A very nice crude adult comedy...

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Rated R | For Crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids All-star comedy is pretty raunchy -- and hilarious.
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