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Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 58 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The shortage of wit and the excess of goo can be summed up in Sandler's line to these children of divorce: "I'm like the stink on your feet — I'll always be there." show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    A fun bit of escapism that's even tender in spots. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The fantasy segments, played up in trailers, get bogged down amid the ho-hum tale of a loser making good. show more

  • NA
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    As a PG-rated film opening on Christmas Day under the Disney banner, Bedtime Stories would seem to promise fairly wholesome family entertainment. What it delivers is the glitzy allure of a hotel setting, smarmy double entendres, Ferrari lust, Beverly Hills bling and pneumatic babes -- one of the characters is a surrogate Paris Hilton. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Bedtime Stories does have a comic buoyancy, even as its plot trots on a predictable course. Perhaps the different accents and sensibilities have something to do with that. show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Sandler's shambling Yogi Bear-ness will be the big appeal to holiday-vacation audiences. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    "Stories" makes a better Christmas movie than those generic comedies manufactured this time of year. The hits-to-misses ratio for its gags is above average, the sentimentality is kept in check and the film plays well to its audience. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    This is a harmless and pleasant Disney comedy and one of only three family movies playing over the holidays. show more

  • 63

    Russell Brand is absurd, funny and wonderfully out of place in a family movie. show more

  • 50
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Clean enough to fly the Walt Disney Pictures flag, yet it's full of bimbos and cleavage and shots of Adam Sandler getting kicked in the shins by a dwarf. show more

  • May 24, 2009 jonwinohio
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    The usual Adam Sandler movie: Some schmuck becomes a big hero at the end of the movie and he ends up with the girl. It was predictable, but I still enjoyed it. My kids liked it, and I even laughed several times. Those who have watched his movies before and know how these things go, will know right off the bat what girl Adam Sandler is going to end up with at the end fo the movie (*********** always the one the main character doesn't get along with at first). If you are looking for a movie for pizza night with the kids, then this is a good one to rent.

  • April 03, 2009 CHRISTINE
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    very cool movie i love it

  • March 24, 2009 WlSHlWASDEAD
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    it is an ok movie for what i paid .. a $1.50 ..

  • March 06, 2009 Paul Preister
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    i thought it was good.

  • February 08, 2009 evilskull2008
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    Great Movie...loved it..i laughed out loud.. you better WATCH OUT FOR BUGSY!

  • January 26, 2009 Roni32
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    Great Movie...loved it..i laughed out loud...wish there were more movies like this!

  • January 22, 2009 OONLY IN LA
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  • January 19, 2009 arnelwendy
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    I forgot to add in my review for BEDTIME STORIES that I give it 5 stars

  • January 19, 2009 Nicktorici
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    that movie was really good it has a pretty big lesson to it too

  • January 19, 2009 lovingduluth
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    The movie was just OK. Not as good as I thought it would be. The kids (ages 3, 6, 10, and 13) left the theater saying it was "OK". The only parts that seemed to semi keep their attention were the bedtime stories which were not that interesting to an adult and were to short in my opinion.


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