75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The movie's fun, a lot of it having nothing to do with its specific subject.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Annlee Ellingson
The hint at disagreement among the performers about who can and cannot call themselves Muslim is particularly provocative — a debate that would have been better off played out on-screen rather than summarized after the fact.
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63

Boston Globe

The Muslims Are Coming! is at its best when the comedians talk to real people outside the controlled environment of a stage.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Although not wholly successful in its sociological aspirations, the film does provide both considerable laughs and food for thought.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Muslim comics are correct about not needing to defend their faith in post-9/11 America. Their patriotism is not the point. I just wish they told better jokes.
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42

Christian Science Monitor

By Peter Rainer
I kept expecting Sacha Baron Cohen to traipse onto the scene. Alas, he doesn’t.
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40

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
One part stand-up comedy concert film (think Kings of Comedy) to two parts social outreach activism, documentary The Muslims Are Coming! works somewhat better as the latter than the former.
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38

Slant Magazine

Despite their supposedly good intentions, the comedian-filmmakers broach the doc's central subject with crass and offensive standup routines that wouldn't be out of place on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
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30

The New York Times

By Miriam Bale
This well-intentioned “docu-comedy” (as the filmmakers label it in publicity notes) is not very funny.
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48 out of 100
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