Idiocracy Reviews

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Jason Zingale
December 30, 2006
Wilson and Rudolph don't seem very convinced that they're in a funny movie, either, so why even bother signing on?
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
Top Critic
Joshua Rich
Entertainment Weekly
September 2, 2006
Ow! My brain!
Full Review | Original Score: D
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
December 30, 2006
A curiosa premissa rende algumas boas piadas, mas, depois de algum tempo, estas acabam se tornando repetitivas e a narrativa perde o ritmo.
| Original Score: 2/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
January 11, 2007
We may look back at this film in 500 years and realize that Mike Judge was better able to predict the future than Arthur C. Clarke did with 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
September 30, 2006
There's about 15 minutes' worth of laughs here; the problem is that the film is 84 minutes long.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Phil Hall
EDGE Boston
January 9, 2007
The film stinks.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
Jay Antani
Boxoffice Magazine
September 16, 2006
Idiocracy ultimately sputters out, managing to go only so far as an engine built on buffoonery without adequate brains can handle.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly
September 5, 2006
It's a low-boil affair from the Office Space auteur that wears out its dumb-and-dumbest playbook early on.
Top Critic
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
October 3, 2006
The movie is bracing for its bile but ultimately more frustrating than funny.
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
September 1, 2006
So puerile and gross that though the movie wants to say something about the dumbing down of America, it winds up not so much commentary as part of the problem.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
September 5, 2006
A couple of good laughs, but mostly a big mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michael Szymanski
September 4, 2006
Hmm, it's tough to figure out if this is Judge's joking way of figuring out who's the more evolved lowlife of the future.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine
January 8, 2007
By refusing to distance itself from its targets, Mike Judge's brand of satire risks being mistaken for what it's satirizing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
January 18, 2007
An intermittently amusing -- and sometimes lazy -- satire that plays like a so-so episode of Futurama.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Kam Williams
January 12, 2007
A cautionary, sci-fi comedy which envisions a miserable dystopia half a millenia in the future where humanity has degenerated instead of advanced.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Jeff Otto
January 11, 2007
Forget the fact that you've never heard of this movie. It's one of the funniest movies of 2006.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Brian Orndorf
December 25, 2006
Even if the film contains the single biggest laugh I've had this year at the movies, Idiocracy is a terribly muddled affair.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Gonsalves
September 24, 2007
I look forward to a time when I can safely laugh at Idiocracy, but that time may not come any time soon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Joshua Tyler
September 1, 2006
From start to finish this film is sharp, clever, and downright funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
September 7, 2007
It's a movie now, but in ten years it will be a historical documentary...
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