• PG, 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Walter Hill
    In Theaters:
    May 22, 1985 Wide
    On DVD:
    May 12, 1998
  • MCA Universal Home Video

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Brewster's Millions Reviews

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Brian Juergens
Freeze Dried Movies

| Original Score: 3/5

July 7, 2005
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 3/5

February 2, 2004
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

August 2, 2003
Kevin Fiddler
Henderson Home News (Henderson, NV)

Classic Richard Pryor

| Original Score: 4/5

December 17, 2002
Clint Morris
Moviehole

Great to see Walter Hill shifting genres. Pryor is a standout.

| Original Score: 3/5

September 19, 2002
Janet Branagan
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 73/100

September 10, 2002
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Compared to Which Way Is Up?, Brewster's is a work of art. Even on it's own merits, Brewster's is above average.

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 3/4

July 12, 2002
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Just don't look for any messages of financial responsibility.

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

May 10, 2002
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Tamed Pryor in '80s comedy with some salty language.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

December 21, 2010
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

| Original Score: 0/5

October 7, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 15, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Lame recycled flick that wants to be "Arthur" and "Trading Places" but isn't.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5

August 21, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One version too many of the classic comedy.

| Original Score: 2/5

January 29, 2004
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Hardly the finest version of this old yarn

| Original Score: 2/5

December 30, 2003
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

| Original Score: 2/5

July 30, 2003
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

A film of unrealized potential.

| Original Score: 1/5

May 30, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A flat, gutless remake.

| Original Score: 2/5

March 18, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

November 1, 2002
Josh Gilchrist
Billings Outpost (Montana)

| Original Score: 2/5

August 14, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

A simplistic remake of an oft-told tale. Pryor does PG like porn stars do Shakespeare.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

July 25, 2002

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Janet Maslin
New York Times
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May 20, 2003
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