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The Hot Chick (2002)

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21

Average Rating: 3.7/10
Reviews Counted: 82
Fresh: 17 | Rotten: 65

The Hot Chick's one-note concept gets stretched thin, and a lot of the jokes fall flat.

29

Average Rating: 4.1/10
Critic Reviews: 24
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 17

The Hot Chick's one-note concept gets stretched thin, and a lot of the jokes fall flat.

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Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 474,330

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Movie Info

Jessica Spencer, a somewhat mean-spirited teen, is convinced that she has the perfect life. She's the hottest, most popular girl in high school, captain of the cheerleading squad and dating the dreamy quarterback. But she gets a big dose of reality when--due to a spell--she wakes up in the body of a thirty-year-old man. She quickly discovers that trading on your looks isn't so easy when you're a girl who constantly needs a shave. Moreover, until she can figure out how to change herself back,

PG-13,

Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy

Tom Brady, Rob Schneider

Jan 25, 2005

$34.9M

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All Critics (92) | Top Critics (27) | Fresh (17) | Rotten (65) | DVD (23)

The movie's devices are so feeble, I think it was written on a napkin in a Denny's the day before principal photography began.

December 23, 2002 | Comment (1)
Washington Post
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Enough to make any woman or gay man wish they could beam themselves to planet Zoltron.

December 17, 2002 Full Review Source: Village Voice
Village Voice
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A surprisingly good-natured throwback to the '80s heyday of the body-switching genre.

December 16, 2002 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
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I will say this for the film -- it's in color. And, it was mostly in focus. And I really can't say anymore for it beyond that.

December 16, 2002 Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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By the standards of knucklehead swill, The Hot Chick is pretty damned funny.

December 13, 2002 Full Review Source: Boston Globe
Boston Globe
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Instead of the easy laughs, Schneider and Brady are going for something a little deeper.

December 13, 2002 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle
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I didn't expect a masterpiece, but it's basic Rob Schneider at his worst.

April 5, 2014 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
Cinema Crazed

Offensive, vile, and, even worse, not funny.

December 28, 2010 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Comment (1)
Common Sense Media

There is exactly ONE scene worth watching in Rob Schneider's latest pathetic romp... is it worth ten bucks? No way in hell.

October 7, 2003 Full Review Source: EDGE Boston
EDGE Boston

It's interesting that Rob Schneider's comedies are getting progressively worse as they are released.

August 1, 2003 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

It's sad and depressing when in order to get a laugh a Hollywood movie has to stoop to replaying gags that would have made the Three Stooges blush.

June 20, 2003 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

For those who pride themselves on sophisticated, discerning taste, this might not seem like the proper cup of tea, however it is almost guaranteed that even the stuffiest cinema goers will laugh their *** off for an hour-and-a-half.

June 11, 2003 Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

The Cold Turkey would've been a far better title.

May 22, 2003 Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

Rob Schneider é melhor em criar premissas interessantes do que em desenvolvê-las. Em um universo ideal, ele seria obrigado a repassar suas idéias para que pessoas mais talentosas pudessem utilizá-las.

May 7, 2003 Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena
Cinema em Cena

Basically harmless and grudgingly funny.

March 4, 2003 Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine
Premiere Magazine

Couldn't someone take Rob Schneider and have him switch bodies with a funny person?

January 19, 2003
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Yes, it was bad. But I laughed.

January 14, 2003 Full Review
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

It's push-the-limits teen comedy, the type written by people who can't come up with legitimate funny, and it's used so extensively that good bits are hopelessly overshadowed.

December 20, 2002

What's the most positive thing that can be said about the new Rob Schneider vehicle? Well, it's not as pathetic as The Animal.

December 19, 2002 Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

"Freaky Friday," it's not.

December 17, 2002 Full Review
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

[A] wonderful pile of stench.

December 17, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Threat
Film Threat

The movie spends more time with Schneider than with newcomer McAdams, even though her performance is more interesting (and funnier) than his.

December 16, 2002 Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review
Sacramento News & Review

Even for its genre and the possibility of a counterprogramming miracle, it looms a wobbly entry.

December 16, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for The Hot Chick

31/07/2010 (TELEVISION)

No disappointment here to be honest because it delivered exactly what I expected judging from the cover. Definitely funny and it's just a nice light flick that gave me a break from my usual choices which was nice.

Not a bad idea and it does have enough to keep you in your seats to check out what happens next, so it's a fairly good watch.

I thought it was hilarious crap! A pretty entertaining situation and I really get a kick out of dumb stuff like this. I had lot's of fun watching this get stupid and stupider. A good choice for a groupie watch.
August 9, 2010
EightThirty

Super Reviewer

Thoroughly enjoyable, just at times a little too much for me, especially with all the grossness that Rob Schneider puts into some of his performances.
August 2, 2010
FrizzDrop

Super Reviewer

stupid and unbelievable but funny. B-
July 29, 2010
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This was good. Some scenes was really funny! Like banging the drums. That part was so freaking funny!
January 28, 2010
3niR
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    1. Madam Mambuza: Will you stop banging those drums!
    2. Salesman: I'm sorry. I'm just really getting into your story.
    – Submitted by Domenica D (2 months ago)
    1. Jessica: Booger! I told you not to go through my things! What are you doing wearing my bra?
    2. Booger: I'm not wearing it. I am simply holding it against my chest.
    – Submitted by Domenica D (2 months ago)
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