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  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Although not wholly successful in its sociological aspirations, the film does provide both considerable laughs and food for thought. show more

  • 75
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    The movie's fun, a lot of it having nothing to do with its specific subject. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    The Muslims Are Coming! is at its best when the comedians talk to real people outside the controlled environment of a stage. show more

  • 50
    Bill Stamets Chicago Sun-Times

    Muslim comics are correct about not needing to defend their faith in post-9/11 America. Their patriotism is not the point. I just wish they told better jokes. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    Despite their supposedly good intentions, the comedian-filmmakers broach the doc's central subject with crass and offensive standup routines that wouldn't be out of place on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. show more

  • 70
    Annlee Ellingson Los Angeles Times

    The hint at disagreement among the performers about who can and cannot call themselves Muslim is particularly provocative — a debate that would have been better off played out on-screen rather than summarized after the fact. show more

  • 40
    Ernest Hardy Village Voice

    One part stand-up comedy concert film (think Kings of Comedy) to two parts social outreach activism, documentary The Muslims Are Coming! works somewhat better as the latter than the former. show more

  • 30
    Miriam Bale The New York Times

    This well-intentioned “docu-comedy” (as the filmmakers label it in publicity notes) is not very funny. show more

  • 42
    Peter Rainer Christian Science Monitor

    I kept expecting Sacha Baron Cohen to traipse onto the scene. Alas, he doesn’t. show more

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