The Amateurs Synopsis
Small-town citizens make an amateur porn film.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
You'll notice that the actors are way overqualified for this nonsense. But the kick they get out of one another is what pulls you in....
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L.A. Weekly

By Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
The Amateurs is nothing if not easy to watch. Yet, as a writer, Traeger is consternatingly adolescent and glib.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
The film clicks briefly when capturing the silliness of XXX concerns, especially in script-development scenes. But whatever hilarity might...
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Portland Oregonian

By Marc Mohan
All this star power goes for naught in Traeger's film, which tries to blend bucolic sweetness with juvenile let's-make-a-porno jokes.
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Los Angeles Times

There are no laughs to be found in writer-director Michael Traeger's would-be comedy The Amateurs, but there is one big mystery: how actors...
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
A sleazy, uninspired, pathetically unfunny sex farce.
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Better Thank U Think It Will Be

By Mgogue
This was such a funny movie - get past the porn idea - although that brings in the humor - and it is such a cute story - loved it...

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Rated R | For sexual content and language