75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Pretty thin feature-film subject. But the silliness is so contagious that it doesn't matter.
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60

Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
The material it does pull off is daring and sharp.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Amiably silly.
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40

TV Guide

By Steve Simels
Acouple of well-earned laughs but ultimately overstays its welcome.
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38

Boston Globe

The movie's comic powers are often marred by silliness and stereotypes. Pootie tanks.
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25

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Slow and dragging, Pootie Tang is worse than a below-average sketch-to-screen Saturday Night Live film.
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25

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
By the end, Pootie Tang feels as long as Kevin Costner's "Wyatt Earp."
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25

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Only the makers of "Freddy Got Fingered" might crack a smile because it now has competition for worst movie of the year.
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12

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
One bad movie -- in the original sense of the word.
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12

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Not bad so much as inexplicable. You watch in puzzlement: How did this train wreck happen?
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31 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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