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Based on 13 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Odenkirk is an expert at the unexpected laugh. (This must be the first prison movie in which a cafeteria put-down involves the painter Lucian Freud.) show more

  • 30
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Let's Go to Prison ultimately feels as long as a stint in the big house. show more

  • 38
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The sad thing is that Arnett, Shepard and McBride quickly establish a loose, easy camaraderie that's a real pleasure to watch. The shame is that they're working with such unrewarding material. show more

  • 12
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    A comedy that locks up Will Arnett's talent and throws away the key. show more

  • 12
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    It's a remarkably laugh-free comedy that takes on a dark subject and skitters along its surface. show more

  • 12
    Jennie Punter The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    It makes "Little Man," "Scary Movie 3" and "Beerfest" look like comic masterpieces. show more

  • NA
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    The real crime here is that Let's Go to Prison made a daring escape from direct-to-video stir into the relative freedom of your neighborhood multiplex. Consider this one disarmed and extremely pointless. show more

  • 25
    Entertainment Weekly

    Nearly laughless. show more

  • 70
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    It takes a while to realize that this is actually a sly, very funny comedy, one that stays admirably deadpan every time you think it’s about to veer into gross-out territory. show more

  • 60
    Village Voice

    Much funnier and weirder than you think. show more

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