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Based on 29 Reviews
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  • 30
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Good-natured fun when it isn't stale, which is most of the time, this talky comedy set in a Chicago barber shop is a sitcom pilot disguised as a movie. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Here, as in the "Friday" movies, the jokes are big and rude and vulgar and very funny. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Genial but largely predictable ensemble comedy. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Why, in our drum-thumping, ritually trumpeting time, did so little fanfare precede the opening of a movie with so much to recommend it? This is grand entertainment. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A stage-y but likable ensemble piece. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Best of all, and worth the price of admission, is Cedric the Entertainer. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Combines big laughs, a big heart and thoroughly winning characters to become the first big surprise of the fall season. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There is a kind of music to their conversations, now a lullaby, now a march, now a requiem, now hip-hop, and they play with one another like members of an orchestra. The movie's so good to listen to, it would even work as an audio book. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Entertaining, surprisingly well-written and often rowdily amusing picture. It is predictable in many ways but also full of heart, humor and personality. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A broad, very funny, unexpectedly graceful comedy of character and community. show more

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