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Based on 13 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 25
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Sandler mugs through a back-to-school daze. [13 February 1995, p.D1] show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Adam Sandler's creative songs and silly expressions on "Saturday Night Live" may have turned him into a celebrity, but this movie based solely on his antics doesn't work. show more

  • 25
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    Tedious, unfunny. show more

  • 12
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Billy Madison is so singularly stupid that "Dumb and Dumber" looks (almost) like a beacon of braininess and taste in comparison. show more

  • 20
    TV Guide

    The film should have featured more absurd and nonsensical elements. Certainly the plot is ridiculous, and so completely illogical that to see it fall by the wayside in favor of some inspired lunacy would not have been a loss. show more

  • 20

    Okay, a couple of sniggers sneak out, but on the whole the effect is stone cold. show more

  • NA
    Austin Chronicle

    A sorry excuse for a movie, and director Davis (CB4, Guncrazy) and star Sandler should be very embarrassed. show more

  • 25
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    By the end, you feel like a drill sergeant-you want to wipe that stupid grin off Sandler's face. show more

  • 40
    Elvis Mitchell The New York Times

    It succeeds as a reasonably smart no-brainer. If you've ever had a yen to relive the third grade, this must be the next best thing. show more

  • 40
    Brian Lowry Variety

    There are a few bursts of sheer, irresistible idiocy -- along the lines of "Wayne's World" or even "Pee-wee's Big Adventure"-- but not enough to sustain the more arid stretches. show more

  • October 08, 2009 envtouch1357
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    how do i watch it

  • July 05, 2008 Ricky
    Report This User

    What was Sandler thinking even getting involved in this movie? Oh, he wasn't.

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