Goon

Goon

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Goon Reviews

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture
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As the brutality ramps up, and the story gains real consequence, for some reason, we actually laugh harder. Goon is a comedy, often a very funny one, but you might be hesitant to call it that once you've actually seen it.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

January 8, 2013
A.A. Dowd
Time Out Chicago

A disarmingly sweet descendant of the blood-on-the-ice classic Slap Shot.

Full Review Source: Time Out Chicago | Original Score: 4/5

January 8, 2013
Perry Seibert
TV Guide's Movie Guide

It's the kind of small-budget comedy that earns your goodwill early and easily, even if it isn't breaking new ground or transcending its readily apparent monetary constraints.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

January 8, 2013
Charles Ealy
Austin American-Statesman

Scott, never known for being choosy about his roles, actually has ended up in a sweet little movie.

Full Review Source: Austin American-Statesman | Original Score: 3/5

January 8, 2013
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This so-called hockey thug is actually a nice guy and I found myself rooting for him to knock those other players out. This film is based on a true story.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

December 4, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An appealing low-brow farce going at full speed to capture in its cartoonish presentation the cliches, macho dynamics, violence and fights of minor league hockey players.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

November 20, 2012
Kristal Cooper
We Got This Covered

Goon will definitely provide an entertaining diversion from the February blahs and may even leave you cheering for more.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 7.5/10

September 15, 2012
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

The bloodier the film gets, the sweeter Scott's lion-hearted enforcer seems, cheerfully taking pucks and sticks and skates to the face with a smile, all in the service of his beloved team.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 4/5

August 5, 2012
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

Liberally peppered with profanities and comedic hockey-related violence, Goon finds plenty to laugh at in the coarse words and antics of athletes.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: B-

June 20, 2012
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

Goon is a remarkably sweet, shockingly violent and incredibly enjoyable movie that ranks up there as one of the best hockey films ever made.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 9/10

June 6, 2012
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

a film about honor, love and loyalty that transcends its subject matter and can connect to a larger audience if they give it a chance

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 6, 2012
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review

This proves we don't need a remake of 'Slap Shot.' Funny and violent, 'Goon' is a very good sports movie.

Full Review Source: The Scorecard Review | Original Score: 8/10

April 29, 2012
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Exuberantly off-color, bloody, and frequently laugh-'til-you-choke hilarious.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 27, 2012
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

Profane, bloody, and sophomoric, it's a comic adrenaline rush with a surprisingly sweet heart.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B+

April 26, 2012
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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[Scott] is reason enough to see the film, which otherwise is a by-the-book sports comedy.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 20, 2012
Robert Denerstein
Movie Habit

Main character as endearing as he is brutal

Full Review Source: Movie Habit

April 15, 2012
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Loveable lug finds his calling as a hockey fighter

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 15, 2012
James Verniere
Boston Herald

The best hockey comedy since 'Slap Shot.'

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: B plus

April 13, 2012
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

The picture captures the crude, raucous locker-rrom spirit of 'Slap Shot' with surprising jollity, and it's peopled with amusing characters, all played with relish.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B

April 12, 2012
Betsy Sherman
Boston Phoenix

Scott gives a wonderfully economical performance that anchors this fast-paced outing.

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

April 10, 2012
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