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Based on 27 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    I'd prefer to think of Sandler in "Punch-Drunk Love," the one good movie of the three he did this year. show more

  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    You've never seen a movie go from awwwww to ewwwww so fast. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Myopic Whitey, continually passed over for a lifetime achievement athletic award, bears a passing resemblance to Columbia's all-time No. 1 animated star, the nearsighted Mr. Magoo. It's nice to think that if he ever went to this movie, he wouldn't be able to see it. show more

  • NA
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    An appallingly tedious Hanukkah comedy that must have bubbled up from the Porta Potti of his subconscious. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Mazel tov, Adam, for having three movies released in five months. You should maybe spend more time on the next one? show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    To be fair, Sandler deserves some credit for bringing us the first mainstream movie about Chanukah. Too bad it's completely idioticah. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    What's special about the movie is how totally it believes in itself as a musical. The tunes, co-written by Sandler and a bunch of his pals, take on rock opera and traditional Jewish folk music with boyish exuberance. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Heaven help the unsuspecting families who wander into Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights expecting a jolly animated holiday funfest. show more

  • 38
    Miami Herald

    Do not, under any circumstances, consider taking a child younger than middle school age to this wallow in crude humor. show more

  • 38
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    The animated, Hanukkah-themed musical is, in fact, 75 minutes worth of belching, barfing and poo-jokes braided into a Grinch-meets-Scrooge-meets-"It's a Wonderful Life" storyline that's as stale as last year's potato latkes. show more

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