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Based on 25 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Even without surprises, or drama, or clever dialogue, or even a single scene of any merit, Rebound goes along pleasantly. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The players fall into recognizable stereotypes: the big and clumsy kid, the real talent who's also a showoff, the buffoon, the gross-out guy. But no one is more formulaic than the coach. He starts out smug with the kids and ends up smitten. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A dreary comedy in the same mold (as "The Bad News Bears," only moldier. show more

  • 50
    Luke Sader The Hollywood Reporter

    Predictable yet passably entertaining. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Rebound is about as unmotivated as Coach Roy, doing nothing to distinguish itself from any other movie ever made about winless teams that learn to stop losing. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I can't recommend the movie, except to younger viewers, but I don't dislike it. It's "Coach Carter" Lite, and it does what it does. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Rebound is determinedly lightweight fare that shamelessly resorts to every crowd-pleasing cliche it can think of to wring sympathy and laughs from its audience. To say it succeeds is not meant as a compliment. show more

  • 38
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Viewing the new Martin Lawrence kiddie movie is more enjoyable than watching my dog eat a desiccated toad carcass he pried off the road, but only marginally so. show more

  • 25
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Bewilderingly bad. show more

  • 12
    New York Post

    Starts off bad, then tapers off. show more

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