New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Eddie Murphy's latest comedy, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, takes place in the year 2087, which is about the earliest he can hope to be forgiven.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
There are worse movies, but that's no excuse. Rarely has so much money delivered so little entertainment.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

A limp Eddie Murphy vehicle that even he seems embarrassed to be part of.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
In terms of execution this movie is careless and unfocused.
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New Times (L.A.)

By Luke Y. Thompson
Only Quaid, as a semiretarded horny robot, and Cleese as a fussy chauffeur hologram seem to get it. Even Murphy, as the titular nightclub big shot in outer space, forgets to be actually funny until the climax.
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By Robert Koehler
The proper mix is never found. Ill-conceived and expensive project that winds up looking like a bunch of talented thesps slumming it.
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Los Angeles Times

By Jan Stuart
It's not awful, but the high cost of a movie ticket these days seems like a steep price to pay for 90 minutes of air conditioning and production design.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Cosmic slop.
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L.A. Weekly

By Paul Malcolm
Murphy slogs his way through this dismally dull sci-fi comedy.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
So unremittingly awful that labeling it a dog probably constitutes cruelty to canines.
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12 out of 100
Overwhelming dislike
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