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Based on 9 Reviews
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  • 50
    New York Daily News

    Despite its good intentions, Whiteboys -- a serio-comic examination of hip-hop's influence on suburban white youth -- comes off as little more than a fleshed-out skit. show more

  • 50
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Without a real story to go with the notion of Farm Belt "wiggas," the humor wears thinner and thinner until it disappears. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Hoch's very funny satire on racial stereotyping cuts both ways. show more

  • 50
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Dopey, not dope. show more

  • 70
    The New York Times

    Deceptively silly, ultimately intelligent. show more

  • 40
    L.A. Weekly

    Can never quite decide whether it's after the humor implicit in what seems conceived as satire, or the agitprop frissons of race and class theory. show more

  • 40
    Jessica Winter Village Voice

    Not a movie that can afford to take itself seriously. show more

  • 40
    Gene Seymour Los Angeles Times

    Documents accurately the capacity of pop culture to make mongrels of its consumers. But it doesn't quite know (or want to know) what to make of it. show more

  • 30

    Too many scenes play like actors acting rather than life being lived as pic lurches around with ragged variations in tone. show more

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