The Longest Yard (2005) Synopsis
An ex-football star (Adam Sandler) leads inmates in a game against guards.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What links the two films in fun and ferocity is the big game, a ripsnorter that is irresistibly entertaining.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The Longest Yard more or less achieves what most of the people attending it will expect. Most of its audiences will be satisfied enough...
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The new version has the zip of a 96-yard punt return and all the ingredients to inspire the celebratory crushing of empty beer cans.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
This agreeable remake still manages to go the distance.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
That's what is missing from The Longest Yard most egregiously. Charm has been kept on the bench.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Each joke and one-liner is a made-for-HBO zinger, each scene with Sandler a reaffirmation of the old friendship between the two successful...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
What makes the new movie almost bearable is the byplay between Sandler and Chris Rock.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It's a misguided, miscast remake of the 1974 Robert Aldrich classic.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
No classic, but neither was the original starring Burt Reynolds. Instead, it's an odd mix of amusing nonsense and nastiness that chugs...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Everyone in this overstaffed showbiz sampler has been better somewhere else. An assortment of talented comedians, character actors,...
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The Longest Yard Movie Review

By Asianfreak
91 out of 100 The only fully great Adam Sandler movie I've ever seen, the only movie that Tracy Morgan is gay in and Nelly gives a great performance in the hilarious football comedy drama that...

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Don't compare this to the old one

By MongrolMan
This is definately not the same as the old movie. The old movie is better in some areas but this new movie is more slapstick funny that Sandler is known for. I liked this one a lot and I love...

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Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual humor, violence, language and drug references