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Fred Claus

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

November 09, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

David Dobkin

Starring :

Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins, Rachel Weisz, Ludacris, Kevin Spacey, Kathy Bates

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..satisfies neither connoisseurs of bawdy comedy nor those with a taste for traditional holiday fare..”
by Sue Pierman [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
0.5 of 4

“..pads itself with detours into sketch ideas that don't develop past the basic concept..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : C

“..missing some critical parts: likable characters, a coherent script and genuine jokes..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
2 of 5

“..generally poor writing, and a runtime that stretches the material to an almost unbearable degree..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2 of 4

“..an otherwise formulaic holiday movie that's so stuffed with Christmas kitsch, clumsy slapstick and forced good cheer..”
by Stephen Cole [Globe and Mail]
1.5 of 4

“..a holiday movie letdown similarly lacking in logic..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Lisa Kennedy [Denver Post]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Reviewed by Stephen Hunter [Washington Post]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]

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