75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A genially mellow, consistently entertaining spoof.
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70

L.A. Weekly

By Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
An easygoing work of unforced humor built on gags that should be stupid, but are ultimately too ridiculous to resist.
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60

TV Guide

By Steve Simels
A very funny superhero spoof.
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50

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Terminally whimsical, it generates a steady current of humor, much of it off-color.
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40

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Wittily conceived but clumsy as a newborn calf.
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10

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
The Specials is an unfortunate name for a film that's anything but.
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10

Variety

By Derek Elley
A vulgar, Z-grade variant on last year's "Mystery Men" for those who didn't get their fill the first time around.
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0

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Lame spoof.
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38 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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