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Get Smart Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Suffers from unfortunate delusions of being an action movie that quickly overtake its potential as a comedy.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

June 19, 2008
Gina Carbone
Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine)

Is it too late to go back and make the whole thing about Bill Murray in that tree?

Full Review Source: Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine) | Original Score: 2.75/4

June 21, 2008
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Surely after the Speed Racer fiasco, Warner Brothers was ready to say 'sayonara' to lame 1960s TV adaptations. But plainly there wasn't time for the studio to, ahem, Get Smart about that.

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

June 20, 2008
Coco Forsythe
Future Movies UK

Get Smart is sort of mildly amusing, and if you were a fan of the original series you might love it, but a lot of the jokes are weak.

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 4/10

June 19, 2008
Stephen Himes
Film Snobs

Hollywood has no idea what to do with Steve Carell.

Full Review Source: Film Snobs | Original Score: 4/10

July 3, 2008

[I]f director Peter Segal and writers Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember didn't want Maxwell Smart to be a bumbling boob, fine, but they haven't given him much of a personality to substitute for the old one.

Full Review Source: MSNBC | Original Score: 2/5

June 19, 2008
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Missed it by that much. Actually, the new version of Get Smart misses by a fair-size margin. It's too bad. It's just trying to give us a good time at the retroplex.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

June 19, 2008
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Rather than the laugh a minute promised by old comedies, Get Smart generates approximately one laugh per hour, and I can't remember either one.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

June 20, 2008
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

In 'Get Smart,' Steve Carell doesn't do anything to acknowledge Don Adams or make the Maxwell Smart role his own.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

June 23, 2008
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Missed it by that much.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 19, 2008
Fernando F. Croce

The hostile repartee between the characters is as ungainly as director Peter Segal's lumbering action sequences

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 26, 2009

Per the latest intelligence report: For a grown-up summer comedy, Get Smart gets merely a passing grade.

Full Review Source: LivePDX | Original Score: 5.5/10

June 20, 2008
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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This is a slap-dash effort whose producers threw money and stunts onscreen instead of the satirical gags and one-liners that made the old spy spoof so memorable.

June 16, 2008
Tim Grierson
Screen International

Offering a little bit of everything but not quite enough of any one thing, Get Smart is a likable jumble of genres that would have benefited from being less ambitious.

Full Review Source: Screen International

July 23, 2008
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

What do dithering tv weathermen do when they retire? They must take their lame, witless banter and their awkward timing to Hollywood to write and direct movies. That might explain Get Smart, one of the latest in a long line of humid, mediocre, tire

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 1, 2009
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

Get Smart certainly has its moments, but suffers badly from an inability to balance the surreal humor and life-threatening terrorist threat.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 2/5

July 14, 2011
Matt Stevens
E! Online

Despite its classic-TV pedigree, Get Smart is just another big, dumb summer movie and should have heeded its title's advice.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: C

June 19, 2008
Christian Toto
Washington Times

Get Smart has it all - the Cone of Silence, the shoe phone, the familiar one-liners. But the re-imagined Maxwell Smart isn't nearly as funny as the original.

Full Review Source: Washington Times | Original Score: 2/4

June 20, 2008
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

A succession of tepid gags tethered by a flimsy narrative.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: C

June 18, 2008
Bill Weber
Slant Magazine

An unwieldy spoof-thriller of clashing styles that undermine each other like a parade of double agents.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 19, 2008

Irish Times

October 18, 2008
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