The Comebacks Synopsis
The unluckiest coach in college football takes over the sport's worst team.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As dumb spoofs go, The Comebacks isn't bad. It takes almost every sports movie of the last five years ("Field of Dreams," too) and blends...
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Film Threat

By Stina Chyn
It’s mostly eighty-four minutes of puns, double entendres, and Freudian slips.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Koechner tries hard, but ultimately scores few laughs except for when, like Ferrell, he bares his comically less than toned, fleshy body.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gene Seymour
You'll be goaded throughout The Comebacks to think of "Bend It Like Beckham," "Remember the Titans," "Rudy," "Hoosiers," "Field of Dreams"...
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The New York Times

The movie’s low aspirations are depressing because its best gags are agreeably demented.
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L.A. Weekly

Isn’t as obnoxiously awful as, say, "Epic Movie"; it’s simply not funny in the least.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
We're treated to endless scenes of women getting slammed, thrown and clothes lined, while men's genitals are grabbed, groped, stroked and...
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Austin Chronicle

It’s too bad the filmmakers didn’t have a longer view of film history, though; maybe their jokes would have been more interesting if they’d...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
At the end of The Comebacks, Coach is offered job with a college basketball team called The Sequels - a joke perhaps, but all too...
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Entertainment Weekly

Probably the worst movie that's sludged across my professional eyeballs -- worse than "Daddy Day Camp," "Baby Geniuses 2," and "BloodRayne."
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Looks Hilarious

By DaDobbsman93
This movie looks so funny and i cant wait to see it. When i was watching the preview in theaters i though it would be called not another sports movie becasue it has the director from not another teen...

Useless reviews

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can't wait!

By katrinexxlove
i cant wait to see this movie!! i heard it was gonna be really funny and im gonna see it opening day....

Waste of money

By TNBear1970
I knew going into this that i would be bad, i had no idea just how bad, this is a cheap knock off of Not Another Teen Movie, which was pretty bad, but this one really stinks. Save your money and do...


By TheWcracker
this is the funniest movie of the year!...

Involuntary laughter

By jerrmeister
What we all need more of in this life, is laughter. And this movie will make you laugh even though the humor is crude and sophomoric (unless you're a stick in the mud prude). If you liked the Scary...

The Comebacks is the comedy movie of the year!!!!!!

By mr. hoolywood
The Comebacks is the best comedy movie I have ever seen in my life, I was laughing so hard that my stomach still hurts. This movie is perfect as far as making fun of other sports movies and sports in...

not sure bout this one.

By Autistic_Child
because it might be like epic movie and epic movie was soo cheesy and dumb it was not even funny a bit....


By carlakepler
Even 2 11 year old boys were not favorably impressed. Way too much reliance on sexual content for laughs. Boys said the TV previews were better than the movie. Theater was nearly empty. Don't waste...

The Comebacks

By Iceangel777
This movie did make me laugh here and there, especially the "iPod shuffle" but overall I just kept wishing the movie was over and if it weren't for my fiance saying no to leaving I would have left...

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Rated PG-13 | For on appeal for crude and sexual content throughout and some drug material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Crude sports spoof too dumbed-down to be funny.
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