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Kicking & Screaming Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Stop me if you've heard this before.

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

May 13, 2005

Kicking & Screaming may be the official end to the Will Ferrell Rolling Thunder of Funny Tour.

Full Review Source: CHUD | Original Score: 5/10

May 12, 2005
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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A likable but labored situation comedy skewed heavily toward the situation.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

May 12, 2005
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun

As the coffee-fueled Phil lurches further and further over the edge of soccer coach impropriety, you can sense Ferrell struggling to break through the lame script

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

May 12, 2005
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Thank God for coffee, which provides the only caffeinated jolt to the otherwise deflated Kicking and Screaming.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

May 11, 2005
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Director Jesse Dylan, desperate to avoid yawns, flails madly with staging, editing, slow motion -- any trick he can think of, whether it fits or works or not.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Both Duvall and Mike Ditka, who plays himself and helps coach Phil's team, spend too much of the movie on the bench, and while they're there, the jokes run thin.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

May 13, 2005
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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A good script is the most essential ingredient for a good movie. Hiring a comedian isn't enough.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1/4

May 12, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Kicking and Screaming feels as if it were callously vomited out by a machine, along with a couple of spare parts and some putrid grease.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: .5/4

October 20, 2005
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

...the movie feels like a poor man's updated Bad News Bears...an uneventful state of mind soaked in absolute mediocrity.

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

May 19, 2005
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Is this all there is to Ferrell's career? Mediocre comedies, and wasted talent?

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

If this footy film was in a league it would be languishing at the bottom of the Vauxhall Conference.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 1/5

December 7, 2007
Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

Ferrell's a funny guy, that much is true, and his frequent adlibbing is always preferable to the scripted humour he delivers, but he's just not right to lead a film like this.

Full Review Source: FilmFocus | Original Score: 32/100

July 25, 2005
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine

Kicking & Screaming has an idea, and little more. Well, an idea and Will Ferrell's slavish comedic devotion. And these days... that's apparently all you need.

Full Review Source: Now Playing Magazine | Original Score: C+

May 13, 2005
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Gets the job done for its core audience of tots%u2014and for no one else.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: C

October 13, 2005
Uri Lessing
eFilmCritic.com

Iron Mike is phenomenal! Kicking and Screaming is not.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

June 28, 2005
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Most agonizing is the sting of watching Ferrell, after (his) witty performances in Elf and Melinda & Melinda, revert to the same old one-note, dim-bulb clowning.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 0/4

May 11, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

If anyone tries to get you to go to Kicking & Screaming, do just that.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: D+

May 12, 2005
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[I]neffectual loser manchild Ferrell is up to his usual schtick here, and no 'joke' is too inevitable or obvious.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

May 13, 2005
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Kicking & Screaming seems to be exactly what you'd expect - a Bad News Bears with soccer moms.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 13, 2005
Frank Wilkins
Frank's Reel Reviews
October 15, 2005

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Time Out
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June 24, 2006
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