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The Big Bounce Reviews

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Not a bad film, despite what you may have heard, but there is no doubt it should have been a lot better.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 2.5

February 2, 2005
Tony Medley

With gorgeous Hawaiian cinematography, a charming Owen Wilson, and a clever script, I found it eminently enjoyable.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 9/10

October 7, 2004
Simon Braund
Empire Magazine

It's sexy, offbeat fun for the most part, but it's way too laid-back for its own good and, in the end, obstinately refuses to be anything more than the sum of its highly promising parts.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

May 14, 2004
Greg Muskewitz

It tends to be bouncy in that flippant, rhythmic attitude, the winkingly self-assuredness so prevalent in the actual assuredness of Get Shorty.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B-

February 21, 2004
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

glides along on the humor of its characters and the inherent intrigue created whenever multiple characters with multiple agendas all appear to be going after the same thing

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

February 15, 2004
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Director George Armitage brings to the project the same degree of playful insouciance that informed his previous picture, Grosse Pointe Blank.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

February 4, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Cheerfully sunny, lightweight entertainment.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

February 1, 2004
David Noh
Film Journal International

Essentially a shaggy-dog tale, relaxed, affable and harmless, that goes down as easily as a Mai Tai.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 31, 2004
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

A sloppy, lazy, amiable movie with a sloppy, lazy, amiable hero.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

January 30, 2004
Timothy Knight

Although it lacks the flair and edgy wit of Miami Blues, The Big Bounce is an unpretentious and funny caper comedy that gives you far more bang for your buck than most of the dreck currently playing at the neighborhood multiplex.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 30, 2004
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

You have to admire any movie that can convince you congenital milksop Owen Wilson is a charming, roguish criminal, and The Big Bounce goes about that subterfuge the right way.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 3/5

January 30, 2004
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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Bounce feels as dated and condescending as Blue Hawaii.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: D

January 30, 2004
Todd Gilchrist

We all know how good Morgan Freeman is. But it's time to celebrate the impeccable comic timing of his easygoing co-star Owen Wilson.

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January 30, 2004
Peter Sobczynski
Critic Doctor

I have to admit that I had a pretty good time watching the film unfold in its amiably haphazard fashion.

Full Review Source: Critic Doctor

January 29, 2004
Arthur Lazere

[Wilson's] deceptively easy-going manner...provides the needed energy that keeps 'The Big Bounce' bouncing.

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January 29, 2004
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Though the first Bounce had no comedy, this version has a lot.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3/4

January 29, 2004
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Just the ticket for cold-weather viewing.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 3/4

January 29, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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By not trying too hard, this remake of a dumb movie has got spring in its step.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

January 29, 2004
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Like the frosty tropical drinks the people keep sipping here, it's refreshing and icy-cool, a sinful pleasure mixed by experts.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

January 29, 2004
Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly
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It's Wilson who's the score here.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

January 28, 2004
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
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Joe Leydon
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Jesse Hassenger
February 13, 2004

Boston Phoenix
January 31, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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January 31, 2004

AV Club

January 29, 2004
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