Grown Ups Reviews

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files
July 11, 2013
Don't take it too seriously and you'll have a good time.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
R. L. Shaffer
November 14, 2010
There's almost no plot, and loads of schmaltz, but the hidden metaphors and cast chemistry makes this a worthwhile effort.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Karen Krizanovich
Radio Times
August 19, 2010
The impressive abilities of this ensemble go underused in a clichéd comedy that stalls at nice and stupid on its way to profundity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin A. Ranson
July 25, 2010
Would you believe this is a remake of The Big Chill but with all the parts played by Adam Sandler's famous and/or infamous friends?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4.0
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
July 6, 2010
Despite itself, Grown Ups works as a star studded, silly comedy of the Adam Sandler variety.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jackie K. Cooper
June 29, 2010
Adam Sandler presents a sweetly endearing movie about relationships. The topper is some scenes are really funny!
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David Michael Brown
Empire Magazine Australasia
June 26, 2010
An Adam Sandler movie with a heart? Almost! This is no Punch Drunk Love or Spanglish but waft aside the flatulence and there is an adult film crying to grow up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rebecca Murray
June 26, 2010
A goofy summer movie, quickly forgotten but fun enough while it lasts.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Karlie Jeffrey
FILMINK (Australia)
June 26, 2010
While the plot is sparse, Sandler and his crew produce enough laughs and memorable moments to keep the audience thoroughly entertained.
Armond White
New York Press
June 25, 2010
Cheerful and surprisingly heartfelt.
Top Critic
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
June 25, 2010
It's a crude and decent-hearted outing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 25, 2010
These are funny people, and the movie is loosely structured enough to showcase all of their talents.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Steve Ramos
Boxoffice Magazine
June 24, 2010
There's abundant lunacy to keep slapstick fans laughing even with a subdued Sandler front and center.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Persall
Tampa Bay Times
June 24, 2010
Maybe the summer swelter is melting my brain, but Adam Sandler and four other showboats desperately needing a hit had me laughing at Grown Ups more than expected. Let's give credit where credit is due. It's not the heat; it's the stupidity.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
June 24, 2010
Lo and behold, Grown Ups turns out to be the funniest thing in which Sandler has appeared in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
June 23, 2010
Diverting enough to get by, Grown Ups is Adam Sandler growing up -- but not too much.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 25, 2014
Finding Grown Ups funny necessitates that one finds it inherently marvelous when fat men talk about eating, old women describe having sexual desires, and old fat women break wind.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered
November 9, 2013
Grown Ups is cliched, predictable and full of immature and juvenile humor. The film recycles far too many jokes and it gets old real fast.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Jeff Beck
September 25, 2012
The title mainly leaves one wondering when Sandler will chose to finally grow up and stop starring in this ongoing series of terrible comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: D
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness
May 15, 2012
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