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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 10
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Reeks like something produced from a squatting position. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Schneider, with his cherub curls and scrawny physique, adopts a pussycat persona that engenders goodwill. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    If this adds up to a full-fledged feature film, I'm a monkey's uncle. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Judging by the audience reaction -- there is apparently something funny about the idea of a man trying to hump a goat in heat. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Isn't quite up to the comic standard of Rob Schneider's 1999 hit "Deuce Bigalow, Male Gigolo." show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Has amusing bits of social satire, but they're crowded out of the stable by lots of bathroom and barnyard humor. show more

  • 25
    Boston Globe

    Through it all, Rob Schneider comes off as a jackass in The Animal. show more

  • 40
    Cody Clark Mr. Showbiz

    The worst thing about The Animal -- is how frequently it becomes boring. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The movie's selling point is Schneider acting goofy, chewing on worms, making goo-goo eyes at a she-goat and licking his private parts. show more

  • 40
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Hardly a comic masterpiece -- the jokes are awfully broad and obvious -- but I couldn't help feeling relieved at the film's absence of malice. show more

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