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Based on 19 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Carrey goes boldly where no funnyman has ventured before, and it's simply amazing to watch him do it. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I am gradually developing a suspicion, or perhaps it is a fear, that Jim Carrey is growing on me. Am I becoming a fan? In Liar Liar he works tirelessly, inundating us with manic comic energy. show more

  • 75
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    What's best about this script is the premise: a lawyer who doesn't lie. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Carrey is forced to confine his antics to the needs of Liar Liar's unimaginative screenplay, and the results are mixed. show more

  • 63
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A laugh a minute? Liar Liar Jim Carrey's forced truthfulness means a lot of mildly funny facial gyrations. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Jim Carrey proves that he's the most inspired clown in movies today, but parents should be warned that much of the picture's humor is extremely rude and crude. show more

  • 80

    It's worth hanging on for the spice of the closing credit outtakes, which effectively rounds off a reliably entertaining slice of comic nonsense. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    A sickly soft-swirl confection of low laughs and smarmy sentiment. show more

  • 67
    Russell Smith Austin Chronicle

    This film is both too formulaic and too much a one-man vehicle to rate as a true masterpiece. But God strike me dead if I'm lying, this is one gut-busting funny movie. show more

  • 75
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Jim Carrey entertains himself mightily in Liar Liar, and his enthusiasm is infectious. show more

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