63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Mostly a lazy string of setups and sight gags, of tongue-in-cheek confrontations between the two stars that barely amount to sketches.
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63

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Best when DeVito plays off the supporting cast surrounding him.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This dispensable comedy has a few unexpectedly loopy surprises, including an outlandishly gay detective (played by versatile actor William Fichtner), who loves the Ice Capades but loathes insurance fraud.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

This sometimes funny but ultimately convoluted movie would have benefited enormously from letting Lawrence loose.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Supposed to be a cheeky little lark but instead runs a narrow gamut from labored to aimless.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Filmmakers run out of ideas long before the final.
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Lawrence forgoes his knack for verbal comedy and replaces it with crude nonstop mugging.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Certainly grows in its own right, into a coarse-grained summer vaudeville that could have been much smarter and sharper without losing its target audience.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Packed with gratuitous dumb moments -- which is too bad, given that the premise has promise.
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16

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Maybe the worst thing that can happen is that every other movie at the multiplex will be sold out this weekend.
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37 out of 100
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