75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Turns out to be formulaic and broad but also skillfully paced and big-hearted, with a sharp cast of comics that makes the most of a sunny script.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

Mo'Nique is similarly given little opportunity to show off her indisputable comedic chops, though her freewheeling monologue during the closing credits hints at what might have been.
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63

Chicago Tribune

Under normal circumstances, too many comics spoil the show.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Lawrence's co-stars are more than ready to provide salty humor while creating a loose, almost improvised feel.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
The cast's evident delight might be enough for some moviegoers, but with so much talent and so little modulation on offer, audiences subjected to the onslaught could reasonably expect a higher laughs-to-torture ratio.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
As Roscoe's parents, Margaret Avery and James Earl Jones emerge with drawers undropped and dignity intact.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This is one of those your-roots-are-showing family circuses where just about everybody seems like a clown.
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38

USA Today

Give this to Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins: The dogs can act.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
The effort is undermined with crass humor, mugging and slapstick.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Nothing the skunk does can begin to match the stench of this movie.
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46 out of 100
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