Skip to main content

reviews

23
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

similar movies

  • Kicking & Screaming (2005)

  • You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008)

  • Scrooged (1988)

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

  • The Wind Rises (2013)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X