The Sitter Reviews

  • The Sitter
    • Genre : Comedy, Drama
    • Release Date : December 09, 2011
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 100
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : 20th Century Fox
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5
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  • you're supposed to make one movie for you and one for them - not everything for them
    Review rate : D by Manohla Dargis [New York Times ]
  • transgressive humor isn't nearly as offensive as the phony sentiment that's supposed to redeem it
    by J. R. Jones [Chicago Reader ]
  • to feature this stuff with teens or adults in the cast, but having a 9-year-old girl along for the ride is especially noxious
    Review rate : D by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor ]
  • this movie, considerably funnier than director Green's last
    by Mary F. Pols [TIME Magazine ]
  • the humor here manages to be every bit as juvenile, even as it qualifies as too raunchy for a PG rating
    by Peter Debruge [Variety ]
  • the film compensates for its comedy deficit by being overly saccharine
    by Andrew Lapin [NPR ]
  • someone is needed to make sense of this well-intentioned
    1.5 of 4 by Scott Bowles [USA Today ]
  • smothered by unfunny jokes, cliched drama, and a formulaic narrative
    2 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • one worth watching, something that can be said of most of his films without hesitation
    3 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • moral bankruptcy, implausibility piled upon implausibility, unlikeable characters
    1.5 of 4 by Bruce Demara [Toronto Star ]
  • mildly funny adventures in extreme baby-sitting
    2 of 4 by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune ]
  • its comic timing finds its rhythm about every fifth joke
    Review rate : D by Ty Burr [Boston Globe ]
  • it was kind of a thrilling thing to witness
    Review rate : D by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer ]
  • is not only an atrocious shout-out to bad '80s comedies, it's also the kind of movie Jonah Hill should look at as a crass blast from his past
    1 of 5 by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News ]
  • a whole lot of R-rated antics only to arrive at crunchy PG-13 lessons in love and tolerance
    Review rate : C by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly ]

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