Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Synopsis
A talk-show host (Martin Lawrence) returns to his Southern hometown for his parents' anniversary.
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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...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

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Mo'Nique is similarly given little opportunity to show off her indisputable comedic chops, though her freewheeling monologue during the...
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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...
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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

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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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awsome

By cycloner3000
MY dad has the hook up so i saw it early Best movie I have ever scean need to see this friday when it gets out trust me it is down right Halarious even my busnesy father laughed for once in his life...

saw the priviews

By moviewatcher41
this movie actually looks pretty hilarious.! im seeing it...

If you liked the preview, you'll LOVE this film!

By offdah3z
I just came back from an early screening with Paramount and this movie was GREAT! I wanted to see first sunday because of the previews, but I hated it.. this movie lives up to the hype, and then...

Hilarious

By slovesa
I saw this movie last night and I loved it. The cast was great and the story was good and I laughed almost the whole time. If you are a fan of Monique, Mike Epps, or Martin Lawrence I would...

confusing

By 5_stars
personally, this movie looks confusing and hard to follow....

WELCOME HOME ROSCOE JENKINS!!!

By ashleybknight
THIS WAS ONE OF THE BEST MOVIES I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE IT IS SO FUNNY AND MARTIN LAWRENCE WAS AWESOME I WOULD BUY THIS MOVIE IN A HEART BEAT AND COULD WATCH IT OVER AND OVER MY HUSBAND ALSO...

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

By robertalford11
I thought the movie was very funny and hilarious. My wife and I enjoyed the actors that starred in the movie. What better way to portray the family than with two veteran actors such as James Earl...

Good title choose for the movie

By Noochie
I thought the movie was very funny - it had meaning and problems that goes on in everybody family and I could relate to the movie. The cast was perfect for their roles they played. I laugh and...

Fun-ny!!

By themmeian1
Of course Martin & Cedric were funny...that goes without saying, but Mo'Nique & Mike Epps stole every scene they were in!!! I gotta give it up for Martin for letting two newer comedy stars shine...

welcome home roscoe jenkins

By myizeria
i thought that movie was so funny and every major character had a chance to shine and show off its talent without outshining the other....

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Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual content, language and some drug references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Good cast can't save stereotype-laden comedy.
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