New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Think Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Kindergarten Cop," but better.
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Village Voice

By Ella Taylor
You get a bargain two high-concepts for the price of one in this amiably lame offering from Stephen Herek, who, once upon a time, cooked up an excellent Adventure for Bill and Ted, then veered off into inspirational goo with "Mr. Holland's Opus."
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By Ronnie Scheib
Nothing here -- technologically, linguistically or visually -- would not be more at home decades ago, when director Stephen Herek helmed "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" and "The Mighty Ducks."
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
A lightweight comedy aimed, presumably, at tweeners and fans of World Wrestling Entertainment.
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By Eric Kohn
Flatly directed by Stephen Herek from a screenplay by S.J. Roth, the movie seems to be at peace with its mediocrity. As a vehicle for WWE champ Paul "Triple H" Levesque, it's haplessly stuck on cruise control.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Levesque, soon to be seen in an action movie, "Inside Out," that is probably more suited to his talents, is a reasonably engaging and likeable screen presence.
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Levesque has rough, in-the-moment charm but paltry characterization skills, Corrigan's natural edge feels out of place as a Disney-esque hoodlum and Winter seems hamstrung playing an adolescent only a fraction as compelling as her hilariously bookish daughter on the ABC sitcom "Modern Family."
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The Chaperone squanders nice locations and an expert comic performance by Yeardley Smith (the voice of Lisa Simpson) as the teacher trying to supervise the trip.
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
None of the current generation of wrestler-actors seem to have the charisma or comic gifts of a Hulk Hogan or Dwayne Johnson.
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Time Out New York

By Stephen Garrett
Hobbled by contrived situations and atonal acting, The Chaperone is a lazy payday sloppily directed by Hollywood veteran Stephen Herek.
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33 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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