Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Spade, who almost invariably plays smug or smarmy characters, proves he really can act.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Ends up blowing its own joke. Instead of making Joe blissfully arrogant in his Southern rock dude myopia, it turns him into a shuffling masochistic loser.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
A full-throated shout-out to the lowest common denominator.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Just a big chunk of waste flushed from a Hollywood studio.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Knows its audience and doesn't stint on the flatulence jokes, poop jokes, leg-humping dogs and moments of homo-panic.
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Boston Globe

We have to endure 93 minutes of this torture, with only a few high points.
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Structured loosely enough to work in all the excrement and incest jokes necessary to seem hip these days.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
In one scene, raw sewage is dumped on Joe. See Joe Dirt and you'll know how that feels.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Redefines the notion of a feature film another notch downward.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Talk about waste products; think of the time, effort and money that went into this movie.
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20 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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