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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The pure mechanics of Here Comes the Boom land it in an enjoyable, if forgettable, space. show more

  • 63
    Scott Bowles USA Today

    When the comedy connects, it can deliver with funny force show more

  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    All banality, though it delivers some goodwill even as it pulls a muscle trying to get its premise going. show more

  • 40
    Movieline

    The first half hour of Here Comes the Boom is so good moviegoers might be fooled into expecting something better than an obvious wish fulfillment fantasy so patently implausible it's almost insulting. show more

  • 63
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Once it gets going and commits to its time-worn inspirational formula, it's not half-bad. show more

  • 50
    Washington Post

    What's missing from this color-by-numbers screenplay is the bizarre touch of eccentric humor Sandler often lets creep into his comedies. show more

  • 50
    Janice Page Boston Globe

    Kevin James's latest comedy doesn't promise any bing or bang, only boom. Take it at its word. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Here Comes the Boom is stale and vanilla. We know we're in trouble early when the first joke fails. show more

  • 50
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A farther-fetched fantasy: In addition to asking we believe our loosely packed academic can play Rocky, Here Comes the Boom imagines a world in which butterball Everyman Scott and the fabulously lush Bella (Salma Hayek) might argue and bill and coo and eventually fall in love. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Low on raunch but even lower on laughs. It also looks like half the lighting crew failed to show up. show more

  • February 27, 2013 qs00000000139924
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    Kevin James looks fantastic in this movie. This is definately a MUST see. I give it 5 stars

  • February 15, 2013 mh00000000138435
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    Kevin James looks great and so does Salma Hayek. This was just a nice funny movie. I enjoyed it very much.

  • February 09, 2013 heatherhorner32
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    THIS MOVIE WAS HILARIOUS I LOVED IT!!!

  • January 01, 2013 sc00000000134689
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    I don\'t understand all the nasty reviews! I thought this movie was really funny, and it had a good story!

  • December 22, 2012 Joel
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    Don\'t understand any bad reviews. Was suprised. Family laughed, cried, and was inspired. Good family movie, Go see!!!

  • November 23, 2012 cv00000000131946
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    Hysterical! Wonderful time of laughing and being inspired by contagious American values! Love this movie and would recommend it to anyone. If you take a child, just explain that the fighting is all fake and no one could take that kind of fighting and to never try ********* all in fun.

  • November 21, 2012 vl00000000132211
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    Yikes! This may be the last movie Kevin James will make. Pretty much a useless and fake film. Acting is soooo bad. Rent on DVD if you plan to smoke out with your friends.

  • November 10, 2012 rainneggreene
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    Love this movie! Great Family movie without nudity, drug scenes or sex. An awesome movie doesn\'t need to have any of those. This was an example! Very entertaining!!!!!

  • November 02, 2012 genaryzac
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    Kevin James and ANOTHER hot gf/wife, thats worth a laugh right there. Too bad its the ONLY one, his movies have ever had.

  • November 01, 2012 baton07
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    dont know how to say this

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