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Big Momma's House 2 (2006)



Average Rating: 3.1/10
Reviews Counted: 71
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 67

Unfunny and unoriginal. In other words, a perfect piece of evidence for opponents of pointless movie sequels.


Average Rating: 3.7/10
Critic Reviews: 20
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 17

Unfunny and unoriginal. In other words, a perfect piece of evidence for opponents of pointless movie sequels.



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Movie Info

An FBI agent finds himself crossing the gender line again in the name of national security in this sequel to the comedy hit Big Momma's House. Tom Fuller (Mark Moses) is a computer whiz who is under investigation by the FBI, who suspect he may be the man behind a dangerous piece of underground software that would allow terrorists and criminals to access secured intelligence files online. The Bureau is looking for a way to get inside Fuller's home to find out what he's doing when a golden




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May 9, 2006


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This is funny mostly for its brazen disregard of common sense -- specifically, the idea that elaborate full-body prosthetic makeup could be slapped on in seconds by a cop on the run.

March 7, 2007 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader
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If Lawrence makes you laugh, you'd be better off watching him do stand-up.

June 24, 2006 Full Review Source: Time Out
Time Out
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As warmhearted as the original.

January 31, 2006 Full Review Source: Village Voice | Comment (1)
Village Voice
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Big Momma may be larger than life, but the shtick is older than old.

January 27, 2006 Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger
Newark Star-Ledger
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Probably review-proof for openers, pic is so episodic and flat it should be a letdown even to those amused by the original.

January 27, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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A partial list of things that are more amusing than Big Momma's House 2: Beverly Hills Cop, Fletch, the original Big Momma's House, every sitcom currently on TV, open-heart surgery.

January 27, 2006
New York Post
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It's thin, but enough to make you forget the cold for 90 minutes.

April 23, 2009 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
Boston Phoenix

Even in the visually arresting fat-suit Martin Lawrence extracts very few chuckles due to Don Rhymer's awful script and John Whitesell's flimsy direction.

April 16, 2009 Full Review Source:

A truly insipid affair that makes the first film seem like classic comedy.

January 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Dark Horizons
Dark Horizons

Robin Williams, to his eternal credit, never came up with a Mrs. Doubtfire sequel.

March 1, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

No logic, no laughs, a classic 'take-the-money-and-run' sequel which had me praying for a projector malfunction or some other excuse to leave the theater early.

February 19, 2007 Full Review Source: Upstage Magazine
Upstage Magazine

It's mildly, amiably funny, in a juvenile way.

July 1, 2006 Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Morning Herald

Lawrence has his moments, mostly when he's not dressed up as Big Momma; he's progressed to the point where he deserves a better vehicle than this. Long is wasted, appearing in only a handful of scenes.

May 12, 2006 Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review
Sacramento News & Review

Guys who direct snuff flicks in the slums of Khazakstan probably look at Big Momma's House 2 and think "Hey, I'm not such a terrible filmmaker after all!"

April 30, 2006 Full Review Source:

So desperate that barely a half hour passes before we get the inevitable jokes about Dr. Phil, Oprah, Al Sharpton, Tupac and Billy Dee.

April 21, 2006
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Martin, please stop making films.

April 1, 2006 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine
Empire Magazine

Martin Lawrence continues to run around in a fatsuit impersonating a sassy obese grandma in order to take down criminals and slaver over beautiful women.

March 4, 2006 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

Just like the first film, it's another basic, unoriginal fish-out-of-water story stocked with predictable plot twists and physical comedy.

February 21, 2006 Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine
Premiere Magazine


February 17, 2006 Full Review Source: 3BlackChicks Review
3BlackChicks Review

The least necessary sequel this side of Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo.

February 16, 2006 Full Review Source: AV Club
AV Club

It's really just a ploy for some more flaccid fat-suit antics that are as short of inspiration as Big Momma is of breath.

February 14, 2006 Full Review Source: BBC

Martin Lawrence is a broad comic performer who sometimes hits the funny bone with a mallet -- and sometimes, well, goes wide of the mark by several yards.

February 11, 2006 Full Review Source: Guardian [UK]
Guardian [UK]

An exhausting, not-hilarious, multiple-resolution ending, in which Big Momma does funny dances with a cheerleading squad, runs on the beach like Bo Derek and chases down the bad guys -- all while fat.

February 11, 2006 Full Review Source: E! Online
E! Online

There's Big Momma leading a bunch of little schoolgirls in booty-shaking cheerleading lessons. There she is in Bo Derek cornrows, bouncing down the beach. And, hey, we already mentioned the spa.

February 11, 2006 Full Review Source: Jam! Movies
Jam! Movies

Audience Reviews for Big Momma's House 2

Stop already, enough is enough.
October 31, 2011
Eric Alvarez

Super Reviewer

Not as funny as the first one, but still had it's occasional laughs.
June 23, 2011
Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer

wow the second one wasnt a disappointment!!
It still had its laughs and they were also continous throughout the movie!!
again its a good family movie and worth a watch!
June 5, 2011
Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

The second instalment in the Big Momma franchise is extremely weak when compared to the original, now they are just getting desperate and cannot go anywhere else in this series! The freshness of these films was weak to start, but now it's just flushing away! Big Momma's House 2 does have it's comedy and moments of enjoyment, but nothing else!
March 24, 2011
KJ Proulx

Super Reviewer

    1. Malcolm / Big Momma: When she put clothes in the trash.
    – Submitted by Katherine R (19 months ago)
    1. Malcolm / Big Momma: When she gave tequila to dog name pancho.
    – Submitted by Katherine R (19 months ago)
    1. Carrie: Big Momma even made Poncho happy!
    – Submitted by Anthony A (2 years ago)
    1. Malcolm / Big Momma: And keep a lookout! You never know when Big Momma might be back!
    – Submitted by Anthony A (2 years ago)
    1. Stewart: What do you think I'm trying to do, get free HBO? This stuff's hard!
    – Submitted by Chris P (2 years ago)
    1. Carrie: Look! Big Momma even made Poncho happy!
    – Submitted by Chris P (2 years ago)
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