The Man Synopsis
Dental supply salesman Andy Fidler becomes the unwilling partner of street-tough police officer Vann
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Who knew Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy would make such a dynamic comic duo?
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Levy and Jackson save the day, and the film. The Man isn't great entertainment, but it contains enough laughter-provoking material to make...
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Les Mayfield doesn't know how to stage showdowns and chases so they're exciting or funny.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Laugh? Well, once.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Both Jackson and Levy are better than director Les Mayfield's ("Blue Streak") meandering comedy.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The screenplay has no idea how to modulate the banter between the movie's talented stars so that it approximates affectionate and playful...
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
In Roy Orbison terms, enduring this movie is like working for The Man.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Dreadful.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Most of The Man is as awful as last year's debacle, "Taxi," yet Levy, stuck in a no-brainer variation on Billy Crystal's predicament in...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Arrives in theaters today with a sheet over its head and a tag on its toe. So to speak. What we have here is a complete systemic failure, a...
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Good movie.

By panther96
A good laugh...

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Rated PG-13 | For language, rude dialogue and some violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 16 and under Sad excuse for a movie, not for younger teens.
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