Before there was "Airplane," there was "The Big Bus." The granddaddy of the disaster spoof movies came out in 1976, and despite its unevenness, it's quite the hoot.
| Original Score: B
The Big Bus [is] a consistently clever comedy that had the misfortune of being a couple of years ahead of its time.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
The Big Bus can be hit-or-miss in its humor. But the hits are fairly big and the misses are comparatively small.
| Original Score: 3/4
I'd like to pretend it's a better movie than it is... its failings aren't gross and its modest pleasures are so far superior to the general run this slummy summer season that I feel very kindly toward it.
Zany bus ride tries to be 'Mad World,' but hits pot hole
| Original Score: 2/5
The 'star-studded' cast of familiar faces is one of the conventions of disaster movies that writers Cohen and Fred Freeman have stuck to
| Original Score: 3/5
| Original Score: 4/5