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Based on 23 Reviews
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  • 25
    C.W. Nevius San Francisco Chronicle

    What this really is is a great deal of screaming and running from room to room, wacky chase scenes, the old bag switcheroo, dim-bulb crooks and zany antics. Everyone is working hard, but as with Sofia Vergara's costumes, there isn't enough material. show more

  • 25
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Imagine a movie so broadly conceived that it was written, directed and all parts were played by Charo — billed in her '70s heyday of Love Boat gigs as the "Cuchi-Cuchi Girl." That's what you get here. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A girls-just-wanna-have-fun farce. show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's hard to say which is worse: The fact that 20th Century Fox believes this sour, sexist fantasy reflects anyone's actual experience or that Hollywood is so woefully behind the cultural curve. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    As light as a feather, as fresh as spring, and as lubricious as a centerfold... There is something extroverted and refreshing in the way these women enjoy their beauty and their sexiness. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Just as you're ready to give up on Chasing Papi, Paul Rodriguez shows up, and the movie goes from plotless to wildly overwritten in just one scene. show more

  • 63
    Laine Ewen Premiere

    Despite its Latin flavor, there is nothing new or original about Chasing Papi's girl-power story line and ridiculously stereotypical characters. But the film's charm lies in its ability to see itself for what it is. show more

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    It's a shame that these actors, stars already in the Latino community, with most also having played small parts in Hollywood's more white-bread movies, got such a poorly written script for their American coming-out party. show more

  • 38
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    This pursuit farce is harmless (if stale) entertainment, but the sledge-hammer attempt to appeal to the country's fastest-growing movie-going demographic makes for a clunky narrative and one-note characters. show more

  • 25
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Chasing Papi leaves you wishing Hollywood would just forget about Latinos altogether. If this is how they really see us, I'd rather not know. show more

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