Lost and Found Reviews

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2007
A love story, but Spade is way too smug to appear the slightest bit sincere in his scenes with Marceau for it to work at all on that level.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Steve Tilley
Jam! Movies
July 19, 2004
It's only intermittently funny.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
April 4, 2003
A mundane sitcom with feature pretensions, the kind where the comic 'situation' is simply a coat-rack for hanging a rag-tag assortment of inflated sight gags and telegraphed punch lines.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Tom Meek
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Spade is uncomfortably awkward as a romantic lead -- he's better employed in supporting comic roles.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
Spade serves as both star and co-writer of this lame, crass romantic comedy. Most of the jokes he's written fall flat, and his delivery isn't much better.
Kristan Ginther
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
The toilet humor and There's Something About Mary dog joke retreads lead Lost astray.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Funny for 15 minutes and then fades into mean-spirited cruelty and stupidity.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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Eric Harrison
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Nothing but a cynical, astonishingly inept attempt to copy Mary's formula.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
January 1, 2000
anyone who went to the movies last summer will recognize 'Lost' for what it is: a diluted variation on 'There's Something About Mary.'
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
January 1, 2000
The picture shamelessly steals gags from the vastly superior There's Something About Mary.
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
January 1, 2000
Maybe Adam Sandler isn't so bad after all.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
It would be difficult to imagine material more wrong for Spade than Lost & Found.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Bob Fenster
Arizona Republic
January 1, 2000
There's not enough story to get you interested in Dylan's plight and not enough laughs to compensate for the lack of a story.
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
January 1, 2000
Spade may be a professional when it comes to mugging for the camera, but he can't save this thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
It makes Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls seem like Shakespeare in Love.
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 1, 2000
Love that cute-as-a-button cairn terrier, but the rest of the movie really stinks!
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Spade's wise-ass persona grows tiresome fast.
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Gene Seymour
Newsday
January 1, 2000
Can't decide whether it wants to charm or gross out its audience!
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
January 1, 2000
David Spade's exuberant efforts are wasted!
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
The whole thing collapses into a tries-too-hard comedy without a distinct identity.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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