• PG-13, 1 hr. 53 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Dennis Dugan
    In Theaters:
    Jun 6, 2008 Wide
    On DVD:
    Oct 7, 2008
  • Sony Pictures

Opening

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You Don't Mess with the Zohan Reviews

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Stuart Klawans
The Nation

As a remedy for the Mideast's woes, American pluralism might be slightly impractical; but as a premise for a summer comedy, it's real enough to be funny

Full Review Source: The Nation

November 4, 2013
Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

I know someone out there must like these things, because Sandler keeps getting the money to make what is turning out to be the same movie over and over again, but I must not be tuned into his comedy wavelength.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 4/10

December 28, 2010
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

The idea that the unholy trinity of Sandler, regular cohort Rob Schneider, and director Dennis Dugan could re-unite after ...Chuck and Larry begs the question: just how much did these guys sell their souls to get another film green lit?

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 6, 2010
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Warts and all, Zohan adds to a beautiful vision

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 26, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the latest in a long line of underwhelming Adam Sandler comedies...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

October 24, 2008
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

You have to give Adam Sandler some credit: He is trying new things and working to expand his particular brand of juvenile comedy, albeit not always successfully.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2/5

October 18, 2008
JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

I cracked up during a lot of this movie.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 7/10

October 18, 2008
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The ideas and some of the individual bits in Zohan work, but the crudeness of the execution undermines the results.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

October 18, 2008
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

This counter-terrorism satire is its own worst enemy. Especially whenever Sandler's whining geek turned combo swaggering assassin hair stylist's too-much-information bulging prosthetic crotch pops up.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

October 5, 2008
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com

Slightly better than most.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 3/5

October 1, 2008
Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com

An army hero wearing Mariah Carey t-shirts? Yes. Yes. Yes.

Full Review Source: ReelzChannel.com | Original Score: 7/10

September 8, 2008
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Sandler prefers to fall back on cartoonish stunt action, sleazy innuendo and bodily fluid gags. These things may satisfy his core fan-base, but everyone else will leave the cinema feeling a bit cheated.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

August 15, 2008
Derek Malcolm
This is London

The worst thing about the film is not that but the constant, feeble sexual innuendos with which Sandler saddles himself.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 1/5

August 15, 2008
Martin Hoyle
Financial Times

Images of a thrusting male pelvis haunt the sensitive critic yet.

Full Review Source: Financial Times

August 15, 2008

Sun Online

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine isn't exactly the obvious choice of topic for a comedy - which is perhaps why this film is about as funny as a suicide bombing.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 1/5

August 15, 2008
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

The central character may be a spin on Borat, and many of the jokes a touch familiar, but the whole package is so unbelievably silly, you'll find yourself laughing for at least half the running time.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

August 15, 2008
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

By the end, I felt as though I had been carpet-bombed by comedy's answer to Vladimir Putin. But, on second thoughts, Putin is funnier.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

August 15, 2008

Heart 106.2

There are enough comedy diamonds in the rough here though to make it worth a look, but only just.

Full Review Source: Heart 106.2 | Original Score: 5/10

August 15, 2008
Tom Charity
Total Film

After playing it relatively straight in his recent movies, Adam Sandler goofs off big time here, laying on a thick Israeli accent and proving real men blow dry. There are funny highpoints, but the grab-bag approach never quite gels.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

August 15, 2008
Tim Evans
Sky Movies

While the premise may not stand up to scrutiny, Sandler's performance - relatively restrained and nicely judged - makes you almost warm to the man who dumbly shrugged his way through years of neo-com tat.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

August 15, 2008
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