75

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 summer (“The Hangover”).
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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 boys.
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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" and "Anchor Man" both had - that is, somebody to like.
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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 sell.
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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 liquidator who sees the light in The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.
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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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39 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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