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  • 20
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Overheated, underdone farce. Race for the exit. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The funniest film to come along since "South Park," and one that succeeds in a more difficult and satisfying way. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Hits its silly stride early and never shifts into a higher gear. show more

  • 20
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This ripoff, directed by Jerry Zucker, has a few funny moments, but it's a sad sad sad sad example of what Hollywood is currently serving up -- and what audiences are swallowing -- as summer entertainment. show more

  • 12
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Somnambulistic pacing, kerplunkingly unfunny jokes, and mugging thespians making fools of themselves. Truly torturous spectacle. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The movie is over in a breezy 112 minutes, but it may be another half-hour before your sides quit aching. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The movie is so cheerfully, furiously relentless, its contagious silliness wears you down. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    A strong ending might have obscured the mediocrity in the writing, or at least diverted us, but the ending is sentimental where it needed to be hard-edged and comically merciless. For a film about people hurtling forward, Rat Race is pretty pedestrian. show more

  • 50
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    Zucker gives the movie an ebullient spirit, but he also keeps everything at the same loud pitch throughout. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A cheesy affair with no big winners. Especially the audience. show more

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