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Old Dogs Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

A cringe-worthy crude comedy that has more bark than bite.

Full Review Source: Big Hollywood | Original Score: 0.5/5

September 17, 2012
Joshua Starnes

Heartless, brainless and unable to do anything with what it does have to offer, Old Dogs doesn't know who it's for or what it's offering. It just needs to get made because people have to have something to do. Spare yourself and your kids.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/10

April 25, 2011
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Trashing Old Dogs is a bit like kicking a puppy. But here goes.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 23, 2009
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Old Dogs seems to have lingered in post-production while editors struggled desperately to inject laugh cues. It obviously knows no one will find it funny without being ordered to.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

November 25, 2009
James Berardinelli
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There are some experiences no one should be subjected to even in the name of science. It may be that forced viewing of this film has been outlawed by the Geneva Convention.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 0.5/4

November 24, 2009
Nell Minow

endlessly, excruciatingly un-funny non-comedy

Full Review Source: Beliefnet | Original Score: D

November 24, 2009
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Full Review Source: Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies | Original Score: D

February 18, 2012
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Does no one know how to film physical comedy anymore?

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

November 24, 2009
Simon Foster

Featuring a mixed-up-medication gag, a guy-in-a-gorilla-suit gag and a suntan-gone-wrong gag...well, you begin to understand the level of inspiration that went into the execution of the film.

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August 9, 2010
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Racist, juvenile and nonsensical.

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November 24, 2009
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

Dumb and painfully unfunny.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 1/5

March 22, 2010
Karen Krizanovich
Radio Times

[Travolta and Williams] engage in a torrent of slapstick set-ups that are neither witty nor funny.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 22, 2010
Sonny Bunch
Washington Times

Incredibly dull and generic.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 1/4

November 25, 2009
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union

As if to compensate, "Old Dogs" continually cuts away from Williams' antics to "cute" reaction shots from an actual old dog. That's a really bad sign for a movie.

Full Review Source: Florida Times-Union | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 25, 2009
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

The jokes are played painfully safe and not even the fleeting presence of a few a name faces detracts from the sheer inanity of the plot and outright creepiness of the film's central pairing.

March 22, 2010
Drew McWeeny

If Old Dogs were a person, I would stab it in the face.

Full Review Source: HitFix

November 24, 2009
Paul Chambers

It ain't as bad as you heard. I laughed a few times. Travolta and Williams are amusing.

Full Review Source: CNNRadio | Original Score: D+

December 2, 2009
James Rocchi

A slack, sagging 88 minutes still feels rushed, with what must have been scenes trimmed down to micro-blip montages, and a final scene playing out over the credits; it feels like even the people making Old Dogs wanted to be done with it.

Full Review Source: Redbox | Original Score: 1.5/5

November 25, 2009
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Insipid, predictable, broad comedy mixed with Disney Family Values makes for one exasperating sit.

November 24, 2009
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A painfully unfunny attempt at comedy filled with lazy, juvenile, forced humor that's an insult to everyone's intelligence.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 3.5/10

November 26, 2009
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Is any of it believable for even one moment? Of course not. Do some of the jokes work? Sure.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C

November 25, 2009
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Travolta, who delivers an impressively enthusiastic performance, seems to have no idea that he's stuck in one of the year's worst movies. The perpetually pained expression on Williams' face, however, suggests he knows otherwise.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

November 25, 2009

Minneapolis Star Tribune
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January 31, 2011

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