The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Synopsis
Don Ready helps save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A cheerfully energetically and very vulgar comedy.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Sloppy, grimy but quick on its feet, which puts it ahead of certain other (“The Hangover”) R-rated comedies (“The Hangover”) we’ve seen this...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Ed Helms and Ving Rhames score laughs. But the breakout is "Step Brothers'" Kathryn Hahn as the tough (sales)girl who keeps up with the...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Although Will Ferrell materializes for a goofball cameo, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard lacks a key element that his "Talladega Nights"...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
You put up the cash, the movie clunks.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Feels forgettable, even though, in the moment, it's often very funny.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The oh-so-out-there mentality earns some chuckles, but that, along with Piven's preening, gets very trying. A hard sell is still a hard...
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38

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Jeremy Piven's infamous "sushi defense" for skipping out on a Broadway role is easier to swallow than his performance as a scuzzy auto...
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25

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
How can a movie as overstuffed with funny people as The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard be so listless and leaden?
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20

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Tediously one-note comedy.
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The Goods: LH, SH - certainly have them! Rating: 85 out of 100. (Based on advance VIP press preview)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Tues. July 28 - I just attended the advance VIP press preview of his rib-tickling 1.5hr comedy. The EMMY and GOLDEN GLOBE awards-winning Jeremy Piven was in attendance to introduce the movie and he...

the guy below me.....

By hckykrt91
shut the hell up. did you expect a god damn grammy out of this movie. pull your panties out of your *** and calm down. if you went to see this movie expecting great acting and a perfect story line...

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By whatzatusay
Stupid Stupid Stupid Yet Funny...

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By redyeah
Piven great, movie just okay...

“THE GOODS: LIVE HARD. SELL HARD.” -- I’d call it The BADS: Write Soft. Laugh Weakly. = Rating: 4 of 10 stars (per an advance screening).

By jimchudnow
Partly because I don’t like purposely-“DUMB”, badly-written comedy, I found this lame, self-indulgent film 1 small level above CRAP, mainly because of the WASTE inherent in it. Overall, it came...

FUNNY AS HELL!!!

By COOLTROY
GREAT MOVIE, GREAT CAST, FUNNY AS HELL. IF YOU DIDN'T ENJOY THIS MOVIE, THEN YOU ARE A DULLARD AND HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO FUNNY IN YOU AND SHOULD GO MOVE TO AN EASTERN BLOCK COUNTRY WHERE YOU CAN'T BE...

I Move Cars MFer

By steener16
I you like Talladega Nights and that type of humor, you will enjoy The Goods. A ton of crude humor, which I enjoy, and Piven is awesome. The cameo's by Farrell are perfect. They could have added a...

Not bad

By filmfreak880
I heard a lot of buzz about this movie. But I thought it was pretty funny. It had a very quick ending but all together it was quite funny. Jeremy Piven did a great job and Kathryn Hahn made the movie...

They left the "funny" in the trailers!

By buckeyeclark
I didn't want to believe the reviews after seeing so many trailers for this movie. I thought, "These people must be missing the jokes." No... the movie was missing the jokes it seemed. It was like...

Not funny at all

By babypluto07
I went to this movie on opening night thinking it would be hilarious like "the hangover" but it was anything but that. Within 20 minutes, I knew this was going to be a horrible movie and had to keep...

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Rated R | For sexual content, nudity, language and some drug material
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