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63
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    This hilarious, high-kicking nonsense cost two cents and looks it -- hell, it was shot in 19 days, but you'll laugh helplessly anyway. show more

  • 100
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    The result is a comedy that's low budget in all the right ways - so hilarious, testosterone-charged and yet cringe-inducing to watch that the result is almost exhausting. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A refreshingly silly and clever portrait of a strikingly daft and clueless man. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A deadpan, dead-on comedy. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    There are enough droll moments to spark cult status, and McBride's commitment is impressive. show more

  • 75
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    The movie is so heavily weighted toward the Simmons character that no one else really gets to breathe. And though McBride's shtick is brilliant - he could get rich by playing variations on this character for the next few years, and probably will. show more

  • 63
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    It's more amusing than not, but some scenes outlast the humor in them. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This scrappy, ultra-low budget comedy, made in 19 days for $70,000 by North Carolina School of the Arts graduates Jody Hill, Danny McBride and Ben Best, comes with its own Cinderella tale: It debuted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival but failed to find distribution until comedian Will Ferrell and his business partner, Adam McKay, championed it. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Children should not be allowed within a mile of this film, but it will appeal to "Jackass" fans and other devotees of the joyously ignorant. show more

  • 50
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The film itself suggests a sketch video on Ferrell and McKay's "Funny or Die" website, padded out to the dimensions of a character comedy. show more

  • December 29, 2008 fred254675fd
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    Okay, what did I miss. I remember looking at this at blockbuster and imagining how incredibly funny a spoof on a mini mall martial arts master could be. I read the reviews... I spent the entire time watching this cringing alright...cringing with boredom waiting for the funny movie to start...then all of a sudden the movie ended.

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