88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Funny stuff.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's more fun than a turkey shoot. It's also one of the most entertaining riffs on American culture in years.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Both sides of the political fence will feel royally skewered. All that's lacking is a warning from the Surgeon General: This film will make you laugh till it hurts.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The razor-sharp satire Thank You for Smoking is the wittiest dark comedy of the year thus far. It has appeal to all sides of the political spectrum.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Here is a satire both savage and elegant, a dagger instead of a shotgun.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Cynical and cheerily merciless.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A glib satire with a slick surface, lots of snappy patter and nothing to sell but its own cleverness.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Like its protagonist, the movie is smart, soulless, glib, and utterly charming -- just the thing to warm up a movie season that's been late to bloom.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie is amusing and clever but only skin deep. It lacks the acidity and rage of a satire such as "Network."
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Of all the funny things in Thank You for Smoking, and there are many, the most striking is Robert Duvall's absolutely mirthless laugh.
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71 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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