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Hot Rod

Overview


Genre :

Action, Comedy

Release Date :

August 03, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Akiva Schaffer

Starring :

Andy Samberg, Isla Fisher, Jorma Taccone, Bill Hader, Sissy Spacek, Ian McShane, Brittney Irvin, Mark Acheson, Danny McBride

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..not every joke hits the mark, but there are enough very funny bits here to warrant a recommendation..”
by David Mercier [Film Judge]
1.5 of 4

“..Just when you want Hot Rod to rev, it stalls..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
1.5 of 4

“..another self-consciously quirky comedy desperate to be "Napoleon Dynamite."..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
2 of 4

“..an inferior Napoleon Dynamite..”
by Stephen Cole [Globe and Mail]
1.5 of 4

“..a tired rehash of every SNL alum's big-screen debut since Adam Sandler's Billy Madison..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
2.5 of 4

“.."Hot Rod" is Hollywood's first real YouTube movie: a bunch of moments clothes-pinned to a line of plot..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Tony Wong [Toronto Star]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Sue Pierman [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Reviewed by Ethan Alter [Film Journal International]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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