88

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Pegg and Wright are armed with an endlessly impressive arsenal of attention grabbers, from witty editing tricks to a wry soundtrack and a joke-packed script that demands multiple viewings.
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88

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
It's as laceratingly entertaining as its predecessor.
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88

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
If you see Hot Fuzz, you'll never again watch a Michael Bay film without howling with disrespectful laughter.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In the very funny cop comedy Hot Fuzz, overachieving London police officer Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) commits a very British sin: He's too good.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's bloody carnage - or it's ketchup, or bolognese sauce, at the very least.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's to the "Lethal Weapon" movies what left-hand driving on a country lane is to a freeway chase: pokey, more than a little daft, but with a bloody surprise around every hedge.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Plays like two films in one, and succeeds on both levels.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a blast.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though it's no "Monty Python," Hot Fuzz is a clever, over-the-top marriage of mayhem and merriment.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
All the action is staged with energy, but it gets relentless without anything really funny going on.
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81 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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