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Based on 34 Reviews
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  • 20
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Add Showtime to the pile of Hollywood dreck that represents nothing more than the art of the deal. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A disgrace to the talents of Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy, but it's not enough just to say that. It's also a disgrace to the talents of Rene Russo and whoever drove the coffee truck to the set every day. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    De Niro's scowl and Murphy's sass are inherently funny, though in this case both actors are forced to call in moviegoers' long-established goodwill. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    What the movie lacks in coherence it makes up for in zest, well-founded self-delight and a sharpshooter's eye for the absurdities of reality TV. show more

  • 38
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A flat-out cynical attempt to launch a new Lethal Weapon-like franchise. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A lame buddy-cop movie that squanders stars De Niro and Eddie Murphy as it races from one cliche to the next, blithely unconcerned with whether anything parses. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    Would seem to be surefire casting. The catch is that they're stuck with a script that prevents them from firing on all cylinders. show more

  • 63
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Humorous but much too predictable send-up of reality TV and the sheer banality of it all. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie's funny in the opening scenes and then forgets why it came to play. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    It's a wretchedly dumb, lazy and incoherent movie that's magically rendered watchable by Eddie Murphy's charm and Robert De Niro's presence. show more

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