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66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
19% Into The Storm $3.8M

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82% Satisfaction: Season 1
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82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
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Big Fat Liar Reviews

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Brian Orndorf

It's a feature best viewed on mute. Or not at all.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

March 14, 2014
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Really likeable family comedy set in cutthroat Hollywood.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 22, 2010
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

So farfetched...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...for a so-called comedy, there are few laughs to be had.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 1, 2003
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly

Billed as a family film, only very young children will be able to dive into the story without banging their heads.

| Original Score: 1/4

May 20, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

...a well-meaning but brain-dead film...

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 2/5

February 8, 2003
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

Looks like a so-so TV movie that kept getting zeros put on its budget without the gags being added in equal measure.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 2/5

January 30, 2003
Heather Wadowski
Film Threat

A hilarious film for anyone who remembers lying as a kid -- and anyone who wants to see a movie that's just plain fun.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 8, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

The makers of Big Fat Liar understand kids. That alone earns it a place in the list of genuinely funny comedies for kids.

Full Review Source: Cincinnati Enquirer | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2002
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Even adults will appreciate the comedy, and making a film that gets the whole family chuckling is tougher than it sounds.

| Original Score: 3/4

September 13, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

Uneven at best, but it has a certain giddy charm that makes it worth checking out.

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal | Original Score: 2/4

August 29, 2002

It's crafty, energetic and smart -- the kid is sort of like a fourteen-year old Ferris Bueller.

| Original Score: 3/4

July 16, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

It's more enjoyable than I expected, though, and that's because the laughs come from fairly basic comedic constructs. Cinematic pratfalls given a working over. The cast is spot on and the mood is laid back.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

July 4, 2002
Neil Smith

A fitfully amusing romp that, if nothing else, will appeal to fans of Malcolm in the Middle and its pubescent star, Frankie Muniz.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

June 11, 2002
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Can’t quite work itself up to affirm that Lying is Bad, but proclaims with great conviction that The Truth Isn’t Overrated.

Full Review Source: Decent Films Guide | Original Score: C-

May 9, 2002
Larry Carroll

...rarely rises above the level of a decent sitcom...

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C+

April 16, 2002
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

The movie thinks it's being funny simply by throwing concepts up on the screen.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: D-

April 1, 2002
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

Big Fat Liar is just futile silliness looking to tap into the kiddie sensibilities.

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

March 4, 2002

I have yet to be disappointed by Paul Giamatti, regardless of the actual vehicle.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 2, 2002
Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

Charming and funny (but ultimately silly) movie.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 23, 2002
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