Clifford Reviews

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
March 3, 2006
One can't help but laugh at Short's nutty rendition of an unctous little 10-year-old devil, and Grodin's angry reactions are equally funny as his increasingly exasperated uncle.
| Original Score: 7/10
Blake French
NutzWorld
November 4, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
March 28, 2013
Witless slapstick with leering, obnoxious man-child.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 8, 2008
A weird movie that could have stood to be weirder still.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Variety Staff
Variety
January 8, 2008
Orion serves up another long-on-the-shelf turkey with this gimmicky, poorly conceived comedy.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 8, 2008
Now let's have a show of hands: how many want to see Martin Short play a ten-year-old brat who makes everybody miserable and winds up staying with his uncle (Charles Grodin) in Los Angeles for a week?
Neil Cohen
Echo Magazine
July 29, 2007
A hellish, horrible experience wasting the talents of all involved.
| Original Score: 0/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 17, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
May 6, 2005
One to cross off your CV Marty
| Original Score: 1/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 3, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
June 27, 2004
[The film] isn't nearly as bad as it's been made out to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 11, 2004
Worse than you can imagine.
| Original Score: 0/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 10, 2003
| Original Score: 0/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 23, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
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Caryn James
New York Times
May 20, 2003
When Martin puts Clifford on a harrowing hyperspeed version of the Larry the Scary Rex ride, the special effects are impressive, but not worth waiting for.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
February 6, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
September 7, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
The DVD should come with a free bottle of aspirin.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Clifford is not bad on the acting, directing or even writing levels. It fails on a deeper level still, the level of the underlying conception. Something about the material itself is profoundly not funny. Irredeemably not funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Remember when Martin Short was funny?
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Brian Lowry
Variety
February 23, 2012
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