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The Hammer

Overview


Genre :

Comedy

Release Date :

March 21, 2008 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Charles Herman-Wurmfeld

Starring :

Adam Carolla, Heather Juergensen, Oswaldo Castillo, Tom Quinn, Jonathan Hernandez, Harold House Moore, Keeshan Giles, Jimmy Walker Jr.

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

3 of 4

“..an enjoyably low-key crowd-please..”
by Glenn Whipp [LA Daily News]
“..an enjoyable little film..”
by Lewis Beale [Film Journal International]
3.5 of 5

“..A sweet little movie with a lot of heart..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4

“..a classic "Honeymooners" episode juiced with tropes from the most recent "Rocky" movie..”
by Gene Seymour [Newsday]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Jim Pappas [The Trades]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Warren Curry [Entertainment Insiders]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Stephen Farber [Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by Matt Zoller Seitz [NY Times]
Reviewed by Fred Topel [CanMag]

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THE INTRUDERS :

“..this is one of those movies that's not very good but not so offensively bad that I regret ever seeing it. No doubt, it's also something I probably won't remember in a week..”
by Brian Oliver [The Movieman]

FOCUS :

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A LA MALA :

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EVERLY :

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