63

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Tooth Fairy is cute. Which is to say that Dwayne Johnson is cute. How could anybody with the body of Arnold Schwarzenegger (circa 1984) and the smile of Cameron Diaz not be, especially when dressed -- albeit briefly -- in a pink tutu?
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

Dwayne Johnson's energetic performance enlivens an otherwise by-the-numbers family comedy.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

British comic Stephen Merchant (Extras), exudes an easier charm as a goofy fairyland caseworker who harbors big dreams of his own.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

Tooth Fairy would be substantially less likable without Johnson's native-born flair for self-abasement.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
There's no way I can recommend this movie to anyone much beyond the Tooth Fairy Believement Age, but I must testify it's pleasant and inoffensive, although the violence in the hockey games seems out of place.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Tooth Fairy's script -- which was written by five people -- is lousy, and the direction, by Michael Lembeck, is weak.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Michael Lembeck directs with the subtlety of a sledgehammer, pounding every joke and cliche until they are flat, flat, flat.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Tooth Fairy will make your teeth ache and your skin crawl.
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
For what it’s worth, Tooth Fairy is a somehow dimmer cousin of those Tim Allen “Santa Clause’’ movies.
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10

NPR

The only apparent reason Tooth Fairy exists at all is to squeeze tough-guy ex-wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson into tights and a tutu. As comic ideas go, that doesn't stretch much further than the poster.
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36 out of 100
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