While the press surrounding the Farrelly Brothers' revamp of "The Three Stooges" has been somewhat wince-worthy, the flick might be worth its nyucks.

It's been a long road for the slap-happy trio, which were initially manned by the too-good-to-be-true Sean Penn, Jim Carrey and Benicio Del Toro, but since the film's beginning, there's been critical scorn.

However, with the film poised to hit theaters tomorrow, critics are far less judgemental -- the joke, it seems, was on them. (Zing!)

Below is a round-up on top critics' reactions to the upcoming film. Guess this is a lesson for us all: don't judge a movie by its crotch shots.

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The Three Stooges
Based on 26 critics

Left on the doorstep of an orphanage run by nuns, three newborn knuckleheads grow up to be finger-poking,... Read More

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