Meet Dave Synopsis
Tiny aliens arrive on Earth inside a spaceship shaped like an ordinary man.
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Aside from some unnecessarily crude stereotypes, Eddie Murphy's least-painful comedy in years has a certain peculiar charm.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
this unfairly maligned sci-fi comedy testifies that Eddie Murphy still has the gift of surprise.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Meet Dave isn't great, but it's good enough. And it proves once again that Murphy can do anything - even a PG comedy in which he isn't a...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Eddie Murphy's amusingly out of this world in this otherwise tired vehicle.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Isn't likely to win Murphy another Oscar nomination, but it allows him to do what he does best - loads of physical comedy.
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50

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The "Star Trek" gibes feel especially lazy, since the movie ought to be "Men in Black" kicky, not sketch-comedy dusty.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Dumbfoundingly erratic, for the most part, but smart and funny from time to time.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If only the movie had heeded its own advice and tried to be different from the standard formula.
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
On just about every occasion in Meet Dave, Murphy appears to be on the verge of cracking himself up. This is good news. At least someone...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Murphy, teaming again with his "Norbit" director Brian Robbins, is assuming we'll all line up for lazyass toilet jokes and pay for the...
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Fun for the Kids

By saintandrew
Expectations low - whose wouldn't be after Norbert? - my wife and I decided to see Meet Dave mostly because the show time was most convenient after our dinner at PF Changs. Dave emerged as a great...

A riot in the isles ... a MUST see

By AtlBuzzDawg
Okay, all I've got to say is "I'm Dave Ming Chang!" All right, not really, but once you see the movie, you'll understand ;) I went in with rather low expectations of the movie. I'd purposely tried...

Another Eddie Murphy Train Wreck

By Dave_G78
In memory of Eddie Murphy...not funny since 1990....

THIS LOOKS LIKE PLUTO NASH 2

By bigmoviemike
wow, eddie murphy has lost it, he needs to go back to making r- rated comedies, that's where he is funny. this looks like the biggest piece of garbage, you couldnt even pay me to see this crap....

i luv this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By tekla98
this is the best Eddie Murphy movie yet , meet dave is super funny and hilarious for all ages .it will have you laughing out loud ,when i first saw this movie i couldn't hardly breathe cuz it was...

YOU HAVE TO TOTALLY MEET DAVE!!!

By MOVIES REVIEWER
I DID! (at the advance press screening) I met DAVE this evening! And he gave me his full undivided attention the entire 90 minutes! MEET DAVE charmed my socks off and I was thoroughly...

Stop rating movies u didn't see!

By Vegas Guy
To all you bozos that rate a movie you haven't seen makes no sense?? How are people that just look at how many Must Gos, Gos, so-so, etc and see just as many bad reviews from people that didn't see it...

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By austin55
this movie does not look the best but i still want to see this movie is looks funny...

What are wrong with people these days?????

By marioman77
I thought it was going to be A pretty good movie, But when a saw a preview I thought is the director retarded no one wants to see some lame piece of crap movie. It has good people in it but this...

Unfunny

By badhorsie
There was a bit of physical comedy at the beginning when Dave learns to walk. After that, it just simply becomes unfunny. I cannot recommend this, nor can I recommend any of the SNL crew's current...

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Rated PG | For bawdy and suggestive humor, action and some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 8+ Not as crass as Norbit, but as forgettable.
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