Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain Synopsis
Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour.
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
A welcome change of pace and a truly hilarious, heartfelt experience.
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63

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
It’s a brief movie, and perhaps all that preamble is meant to justify the ticket price. The best advice is to walk in about 25 minutes...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
If you were to judge Let Me Explain purely on its performance portion, filmed at Madison Square Garden during Hart's 2012 tour, the film...
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63

Washington Post

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It’s all in the name of comedy, and it mostly works, with a couple of exceptions, including an especially mean-spirited and somewhat...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Some of Hart’s set — including jokes about his security team and an inspired recounting of a disastrous trip to a dude ranch — is...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Diverting but not enough to expand Kevin Hart's fan base much.
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60

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Fans will love it; their main complaint may be that it ends too soon. Amateur psychologists in the audience, meanwhile, may be asking why...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Intermittently funny. But the movie's first 20 minutes is devoted to tediously showing how his career has taken off around the world. That...
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50

The Dissolve

By Genevieve Koski
The Kevin Hart brand is clearly doing well, but Let Me Explain doesn’t seem interested in providing anything more than a surface-level...
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
The hour of mike time isn't as strong as such previous dispatches as "Seriously…Funny."
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Please explain to me

By pamelavaughn39
I liked the film enough, but it was not what I expected. It is basically a film during one of his stand up routines in New York. His sentiment and emotions are raw and heartfelt and I left feeling...

Wait, WTF?!

By njoyme
When I read that Hart spent the first 30 minutes of this one hour film bragging about his success and broadcasting all the guys that ride his coattail, I thought, "how bad could it be"? It's pretty...

I CAN'T TELL YOU NOT TO GO BUT

By ward4iris
IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO LAUGH OUT LOUD, CRY IN YOUR SEAT THIS IS NOT THE ONE. KEVIN DID MAKE ME LAUGH AS ALWAYS BUT THIS MOVIE IS A SHOWTIME OR HBO SPECIAL FOR SURE...WHICH MEANS WAIT TIL DVD OR...

Just about works

By markpassman
There's a stupid opening. Then the stand up starts... It drags in places and he's not as consistently funny as he was in "Seriously Funny." But he still makes you laugh like no other. As a...

Had me dying laughing!

By vincentgarrett
He was really funny in this movie and I'm not his biggest fan, but it did leave me wanting for more. It is one his best show to date if you ask me! He is steadily improving his craft and coming into...

Hilarious

By TBCPA
This movie will have you laughing so hard you will start crying. Kevin Hart is too funny!!! A must go see movies. It's an hour and 15 minutes of pure laughter....

best comedy of the year

By ilovemyalgs
this movie is the best movie i've seen, best movie of the summer best movie of the year, Kevin Hart is one of the greats happy birthday Kevin Hart...

Kevin Hart

By Ladybatts
It was a great movie - extremely funny. However, if you saw him live at MSG, you may be disappointed. But, some jokes are funnier even the second time around....

My sides hurt!

By ashleyhoenig
I love Kevin and have all of his stand up act's on dvd, so I knew I had to see this when it came out. I saw the midnight showing the first night and laughed literally the whole damn movie! He get's...

Hurt myself

By liljoe007
I expected it to be funny, but not that funny. I don't think i stopped laughing. By the time i left my sides and stomach were hurting!...

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Rated R | For Sexual References and Pervasive Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Some laughs but no substance in racy stand-up movie.
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