City Slickers Reviews

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
June 22, 2008
ultimately harmless
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
One of the flattest cowboy spoofs to mosey on down the trail in a long while.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 5, 2003
I found almost nothing funny about this film. Palance's performance saved it.
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 23, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Simplistic look at mid-life male wackiness, but the cast saves it with little effort.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Clint Morris
Film Threat
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 30, 2002
It goes downhill once Jack Palance exits, but the early scenes are still worth it.
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
June 9, 2011
Thankfully, Crystal is more than willing to hog the screen with his whining, impressions, and glorious chemistry with Palance, whose entire performance is based around inconsistent levels of exhaling.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Lassos midlife-crisis laughs; teens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily
August 7, 2002
Fun, funny movie. Jack Palance is great.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Arthur Ryel-Lindsey
Slant Magazine
June 2, 2008
A comedy that was and is ambitious and counterintuitive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
February 19, 2003
A fun outing, with Jack Palance's Oscar-winning performance the main attraction.
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
September 1, 2002
Nifty drama about the life-changing experiences of some middle-aged men at a working dude ranch.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 28, 2005
silly entertainment
| Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2002
Billy Crystal is hilarious as the fish-out-of-water cowpoke.
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com
June 8, 2004
Somehow it never gets old.
| Original Score: 5/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
May 21, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
July 25, 2001
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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