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The Man

Overview


Genre :

Action, Comedy

Release Date :

September 09, 2005

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Les Mayfield

Starring :

Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Luke Goss, Miguel Ferrer, Anthony Mackie, Susie Essman, Horatio Sanz, Rachel Crawford

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..the most disposable buddy comedy in years...”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
2 of 5

“..Not good, not bad, just deeply, depressingly average..”
by Neil Smith [BBC Films]
6 of 10

“..not bad and often enough fairly entertaining...”
by Joshua Starnes [Comingsoon]
3.5 of 4

“..is tense, dramatic and unexpectedly, incredibly, uproariously funny...”
by John Hayes [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
2.5 of 5

“..insanely stupid but sporadically funny..”
by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic]
3.5 of 5

“..has moments of genuine hilarity..”
by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
“..Energetic, exciting entertainment..”
by David Edwards [London Daily Mirror]
“..dreary rehash of the buddy-cop paradigm..”
by Ben Kenigsberg [Village Voice]
1 of 5

“..depressing collection of action-comedy/mismatched partner cliches..”
by Peter Sobczynski [EFilmCritic]
2.5 of 4

“..contains enough laughter-provoking material to make it worth a look..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
1.5 of 5

“..a screechingly horrific cop comedy..”
by Bill Muller [The Arizona Republic]
2 of 4

“..a junkyard dog of a movie..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
1.5 of 4

“..a grimly unfunny buddy movie..”
by Jami Bernard [New York Daily News]
“..A curious mixture of assembly-line rubbish and genuine comic nuance..”
by Ken Eisner [Georgia Straight]
2.5 of 4

“..a better comedy than one might expect from a film released at this driest part of the box-office year..”
by Daniel Neman [Richmond Times-Dispatch]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Harper Barnes [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Sue Pierman [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Philip Wuntch [The Dallas Morning News]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Hanh Nguyen [Zap2it]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Robert K. Elder [Chicago Tribune]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Jeff Farance [The Daytona Beach News-Journal]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Christy Lemire [Deseret News, Salt Lake City]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Wade Major [Boxoffice Magazine]
1 of 4
Reviewed by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Rob Blackwelder [SPLICEDwire]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Brian Marder [Hollywood]
1 of 4
Reviewed by John Monaghan [Detroit Free Press]
Reviewed by [E! Online]
Reviewed by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by John Patterson [L.A. Weekly]

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