The Three Stooges Synopsis
The Stooges become involved in an oddball murder plot while trying to save their childhood home.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
All three of the leads get very close to the Stooges' old looks and personalities, but they do more than impersonate; they inhabit.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Stars Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso and Sean Hayes are on the money as Moe, Curly and Larry in a film containing more plot and sentiment...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
Bobby and Peter Farrelly's The Three Stooges is not particularly great, though it is possibly brilliant, a picture that goes beyond homage...
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Slant Magazine

By Jaime N. Christley
After what seems like an eternity of inanity and incompetence in the realm of Cats & Dogs and Squeakquels, the Farrelly brothers' direction...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Pop culture references intermingle with the loopy trio's iconic foolishness, and the result is a movie with some big laughs, plenty of...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
How could the Farrellys not? It pleases me to report that the movie is far from a disaster – on a dozen or so occasions, it's even funny.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I didn't laugh much. I don't think the Stooges are funny, although perhaps I might once have. Some of the sight gags were clever, but meh....
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
There's just some great imitations of what remains an acquired taste.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Stooges were always better in short doses. And 90 minutes of PG nyuk-nyuk-nyuk can seem like an eternity.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's just not enough to say that The Three Stooges is the death of comedy. Rather, it's the death, burial, putrefaction and decomposition...
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Loved it

By Ric1367
Stooges were awesome!! They had the 3 down poifectly. Go see it. Does anyone know the names of the 3 Law firms in the movie? One was Kicken Harter Indagroyne. The other two?...


By dcopps
Really well done. The characters were so perfect at times you just accepted these were the three stooges. If you like the 3stooges go! If you never liked them - you still won't... For all the right...

The Three Stooges

By wgm
This is an absolute must see, it was hilarous. I could not stop laughing and even when it turned slightly serious, it still remained somewhat light hearted. The cast was amazing, the three leads were...


By jnewlon1989
The movie was absolutely! The three men in this movie were so true to the original three stooges. I'm absolutely impressed with how their timing was just like the original three and with how they...

Awesome for a true.a fan...

By traci.clow
I wasn't too impressed, but I'm not a tried and true Stooges fan. My 15 year old, however, is a major fan and was laughing thru the entire movie. I think they did a great job of keeping the mood...

One of the funniest movies I've seen in a long, long time! SOINTENTLY!!!!!

By kidsofthecore
For months I waited after they released the first trailers for the film. Being a true Stooge fan I was anticipating this movie from the beginning. The film was great, it didn't need a complex story...

Just like the TV show

By kcgebert
The humor and stunts were just like the old TV show, and the actors were spot on in their roles. This movie is obviously not for everyone, but if you are or ever have been a Stooges fan it is a must...

The three stooges are back!

By auburn huntress
As a kid I used to love to watch The Three Stooges! That is when I wasn't at my babysitter's house she wouldn't let us watch it. She said it was to violent. Wow if she was still around she would be...

The film really shows how much they are still alive and loved in today’s society.

By misslaurie429
I’ve been watching The Three Stooges since I was five and if you’re a fan… GO SEE THE MOVIE. Chris Diamantopoulos which plays Moe is spot on! UNCANNY. I could see the real Moe Howard. The...

10 of us went!

By meganrb
10 of us went and we all laughed and enjoyed it. My husband, his 2 brothers, and 5 boys (ages 7-11) are big Stooges fans and the movie was a MUST GO for them. They certainly enjoyed themselves and...

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Rated PG | For Some Rude/Suggestive Humor, Slapstick Action Violence and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Stooge tribute amuses despite violence, some iffy stuff.
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