Without a Paddle Synopsis
About three lifelong friends who find themselves on a canoe trip in search of a $200,000 treasure.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
There are some genuinely clever moments of physical comedy, and the inevitable crudeness is offset by winning whimsy. Without has all the...
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50

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
A likable trio of actors struggles valiantly but ultimately fails to keep this dopey buddy comedy afloat.
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50

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Even in a world where stupidity mixed with cliche is all too often mistaken for humor, this movie barely meets expectations.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There are a few gross-out laughs, but Without a Paddle's gang-written script doesn't know what it wants to be.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
Dax Shepard from MTV's "Punk'd," in his first major big-screen role, steals Without a Paddle. Not that it's too hard to do.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
While the likable Seth Green, Matthew Lillard and Dax Shepard are definitely up to the comic excursion, the picture charts an uncertain...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
This so-called comedy is a frayed string of anxious jokes about whether male bonding is manly or sissy.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
In a summer filled with dumb comedies, this might prove to be the dumbest. Think "Road Trip" meets "City Slickers." Then dial the humor...
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Never quite as dumb as "Harold & Kumar," but it's nowhere near as smart, and that's what kills it.
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Wall Street Journal

By
Well, incredibly stupid is certainly what is delivered to audiences.
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By codybracamonte
This movie was hilarious! Even the action parts there's some crude moments but overall this is a great comedy and garunteed to make you laugh! A must see for me...

Without a Paddle, funny, Without a doubt

By Josh2918
This movie made me laugh out loud from beginning to end. I would recommend this as a terrific comedy. I have found that its humor is appreciated by the majority of viewers. My only complaint is that...

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Rated PG-13 | For drug content, sexual material, language, crude humor and some violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 16 and under Even a paddle can't keep this movie from sinking.
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