National Security Synopsis
Kim Jong Tae is arrested and tortured to force him to confess to communist collaboration.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film is profane. But who knew police brutality could play as a laughing matter?
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Ray Conlogue
Entertaining and well done. Without losing its comic rhythm for a moment, it is also a withering spoof of black victimism and the...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The picture is all Lawrence and Zahn, whose dynamics get something going, though not enough (please!) to spark a buddy sequel.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Lawrence and Zahn generate enough comic tension and mayhem to jump-start this mass of action-comedy cliches into a fairly amusing show.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

The funny thing about Lawrence is he's often paired with a partner (e.g., ''Blue Streak,'' ''Bad Boys,'' etc.), yet has no aptitude for...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Lawrence is often more irritating than funny, and it doesn't help that the direction is pedestrian and the screenplay dismal.
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's too bad the film never makes good on its early promise, but clearly, the rolling fireballs and flying bullets are the priority.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Has many more downs than ups, but this ragged action comedy, with Martin Lawrence and Steve Zahn as mismatched buddies, rings some...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's too bad Martin already made “What's the Worst That Could Happen?” The title really fits this one.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A sour story with a repellent lead character, deadly comic schtick and tin-eared direction to produce 90 minutes of sheer, plodding...
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What The Problem Is !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By ann79thcourt
Martin Laurence did it again with yet another great perforance as Earl Montgomery!!!!!!! I laughed a lot in this flick!!! WHAT THE PROBLEM IS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...