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Dodgeball - A True Underdog Story Reviews

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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This masterpiece of modern cinema depends upon a single truism: A guy getting hit in the nuts a hundred times in a row is funny a hundred times.

| Original Score: 4/4

August 14, 2007
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Direct hit!

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

June 30, 2004
Ed Park
Village Voice
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The most satisfying comedy of the past year -- at least among the ones starring Stiller.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 22, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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... a hilariously worthy successor to the great goofball comedies of the late Seventies and early Eighties, movies like Caddyshack and Meatballs.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

June 21, 2004
David Edelstein
Slate
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Just watching grown-ups get bombarded by rubber balls, you know? Makes me feel 12 again.

Full Review Source: Slate

June 21, 2004
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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The movie doesn't just pussyfoot around conventionality -- it hits it square in the stomach and then leaps around shamelessly in a smug victory dance.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

June 19, 2004
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Thurber makes you forget convention and enjoy a genuine yukfest, full of down-and-dirty (but funny) gags and one-liners, and memorable scenes.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

June 18, 2004
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Modestly amusing teen summer comedy.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

June 18, 2004
Joe Leydon
Variety
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Gleefully commingles slapstick and scatology, satire and sentiment, in a free-wheeling farce aimed at making auds laugh until they're thoroughly ashamed of themselves.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 18, 2004
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Eventually falls prey to its own stupidity (including far too many homophobic jokes), and to a surprisingly lacklustre performance by Vince Vaughn.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

June 18, 2004
Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times
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Did that movie just wink at me? I think it did. But I'm not quite sure.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 18, 2004
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Yes, the movie's watchable, and there are about six good laughs in it, but six good (not great) laughs in 90 minutes is pretty paltry for a comedy.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

June 18, 2004
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Too many of [Thurber's] gags rely on easy grunge humor or stunt casting, or simply misfire.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

June 18, 2004
Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
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While it doesn't have enough heart to put it in league with the all-time great sports comedies, the film certainly ranks among the more quotable ones.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

June 18, 2004
Megan Lehmann
New York Post
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Reeks of desperation from the start, resorting way too often to the Funniest Home Videos-style spectacle of people getting hit in the crotch with red rubber balls.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

June 18, 2004
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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[Stiller] creates a perfect storm of body, facial and vocal expression for every line of dialogue, and you have to admire his co-players for merely maintaining their balance against the bluster.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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This lame sports comedy is deflated by clichés, from a save-the-farm plot to sadism disguised as slapstick.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: C-

June 18, 2004
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Aims low -- and happily hits its target.

| Original Score: B-

June 18, 2004
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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More often than not, DodgeBall slings its visual and verbal humor with rapid-fire, spot-on aim without fouling.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Globo is owned by Ben Stiller, overacting to the point of apoplexy as White Goodman; his manic performance is consistently funny.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Rambunctious when it finally gets to Las Vegas, where the championships are held and broadcast on not-real-yet ESPN 8 -- 'the Ocho.'

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2004
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Feels far too smug about its underachievement to be a persuasive nerd movie: This is more a film by Hollywood frat boys slumming for some quick summer money.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

June 18, 2004
Mike Clark
USA Today
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From the same generic mind-set that could just as easily have given us Major League: Concession Stand comes what seems like the 11th Ben Stiller comedy this year.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 17, 2004
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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It's not the end of American cinema, but it may signal either the end of Ben Stiller's ambitions or the launch of a vendetta against his fans.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 0.5/5

June 17, 2004
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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This piece of juvenilia all too willingly embraces the team motto of the movie's heroes: Aim low.

June 17, 2004
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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The main plot is predictable all the way, but the incidentals are clever.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C+

June 17, 2004
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Entertaining, in the way that encourages maximum brain disengagement.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 17, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Ben Stiller plays a pumped-up fitness guru in a consistently funny sports spoof that unapologetically roots for the über-nerds.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 17, 2004
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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Some movies are funny because they're smart, while other movies are equally funny because they're dumb. More rarely, movies are funny because they involve watching enormous wrenches being hurled at people's groins.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 17, 2004
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Vaughn is stuck playing the straight man to a collection of stooges, and he looks utterly bored doing it.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2/4

June 17, 2004
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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No more a good movie than dodgeball is a sport. But compared to other recent dumb-on-purpose comedies, it's something close to clever.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 3/4

June 17, 2004
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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A lazy, flabby waste.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

June 17, 2004
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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Shtick that aims for an Airplane- style sense of anarchy but instead hits every below- the-belt spot imaginable.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 17, 2004
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Bounces along with a dumb, energetic oomph.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

June 17, 2004
Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly
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Thurber loads up on plenty of tired, male-identified, low-comedy standbys, including homosexual panic, fat girls and racial caricatures.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

June 17, 2004
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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Once you get beyond nostalgia for dodging red balls whipped at your head, there's little here.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 17, 2004
Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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A comedy so brainless it's actually kind of brilliant.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B+

June 17, 2004
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Offers about 90 minutes of laughter (although the movie runs out of steam during its final third).

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

June 17, 2004
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