Kindergarten Cop Synopsis
Undercover officer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) teaches rowdy class of peewees.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
Arnold Schwarzenegger's enjoyable but not hugely special Kindergarten Cop - has a whole roomful of the little tykes making genital jokes...
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80

Washington Post

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The Great Stone Man never looks more alien than when he smiles, but the expression starts to become him, and as he grows more human through...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Kindergarten Cop never feels mercenary in the manner of, say, "Look Who's Talking Too" or "Three Men and a Little Lady." It is, instead, an...
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75

TV Guide

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Kindergarten Cop is actually fairly entertaining, buoyed by Schwarzenegger's self-deprecating charm and easy chemistry with his capable...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
Kindergarten Cop is fast, loud and obvious, but there are unexpectedly delicate touches. [21 Dec 1990, p.C10]
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Kindergarten Cop finds Arnold up to his old tricks, which will be exactly what his fans will want to know. But it's tough on kids and may...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Kindergarten Cop was directed by Ivan Reitman, whose best work shows an ability to mix the absurd with the dramatic, so we're laughing as...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The surprise is that Kindergarten Cop is delightful and entertaining, a cop movie with suspense, no blood and a lot of genuine warmth. The...
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60

Empire

By Kim Newman
As a one-off this could have inoffensively scraped by on thin charm alone. But don't forget kids, it gave rise to such monstrosities as...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The strange thing about Kindergarten Cop is how quickly it abandons its own concept. No sooner has Arnold gotten into class than he's...
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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ The Terminator meets Mother Goose.
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