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My Boss's Daughter

My Boss's Daughter (2003)

tomatometer

8

Average Rating: 2.4/10
Reviews Counted: 71
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 65

Offensive, incoherent, and ineptly acted and directed.

11

Average Rating: 2.4/10
Critic Reviews: 18
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 16

Offensive, incoherent, and ineptly acted and directed.

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23

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Average Rating: 2.5/5
User Ratings: 52,593

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Movie Info

Anarchic comedy veteran David Zucker directs hot young thing of 2003 Ashton Kutcher in the fast-paced romantic comedy My Boss's Daughter. Kutcher plays rookie executive Tom Stansfield, who wants to impress his demanding boss, Jack Taylor (Terence Stamp), and win the heart of said boss' conventionally attractive daughter Lisa (Tara Reid). In order to achieve these ends, he agrees to housesit at their palatial mansion for one night. Chaos ensues throughout the evening as rowdy houseguests show up

PG-13,

Comedy

Will McRobb, David Dorfman

Feb 3, 2004

$15.5M

Miramax Films

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All Critics (71) | Top Critics (18) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (65) | DVD (14)

The only real physical comedy in My Boss's Daughter comes from Zucker, Dorfman, and Kutcher stumbling over each other, but it's unlikely anyone will laugh.

July 22, 2014 Full Review Source: AV Club
AV Club
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Comedy's cardinal rule is never make it look hard, but that wisdom is ignored in My Boss's Daughter.

March 26, 2009 Full Review Source: Variety
Variety
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I believe in a movie's right to die.

March 7, 2007 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader
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The spectacularly unfunny supporting cast -- including Dave Foley, Jeffrey Tambor and David Koechner -- doesn't help either. But luckily Kutcher is there to try to clean up the mess.

March 7, 2007 Full Review Source: Associated Press
Associated Press
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In director David Zucker and writer David Dorfman's desperation for ideas, nearly all the 'jokes' come at the expense of Jews, the disabled and victims of spousal abuse.

August 27, 2003 Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly
L.A. Weekly
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Zucker ... directs this mess like a substitute teacher soldiering through a day's work for a day's pay at a decertified school.

August 27, 2003 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
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The real disaster is the slapstick-ridden script, which a great supporting cast is powerless to salvage.

July 22, 2014 Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor
Christian Science Monitor

A pretty good cast and a pretty good director are pretty much wasted in My Boss's Daughter.

July 22, 2014 Full Review Source: Tulsa World
Tulsa World

My Boss's Daughter is a stinker from start to endless finish.

July 22, 2014 Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Kutcher comedy is crude, offensive, and all-around bad.

December 26, 2010 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media

The direction of David Zucker is as uninspired and numbing as the script.

August 7, 2008 Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review
Sacramento News & Review

Few films are as consistently pathetic.

May 4, 2005 Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness
Lessons of Darkness

I don't rate this at the bottom of the barrel because the film does have a few funny moments. But I wouldn't recommend it to anyone with the slightest inclination to good taste.

October 7, 2004 Full Review Source: tonymedley.com

...not as bad as you might think...

August 21, 2004 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

This cute and often surprising comedy is a brazen bid to clone Meet The Parents and it succeeds beyond this reviewer's worst fears.

July 24, 2004 Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile
Urban Cinefile

Kutcher and Reid not only don't light up the screen, they put out the candles.

February 15, 2004 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

Ashton Kutcher and Tara Reid belong on magazine covers. In John Zucker's My Boss's Daughter, however, the fetching pair are plucked from their natural habitat and forced to attempt acting.

February 4, 2004 Full Review Source: Boston Herald
Boston Herald

Some of the worst acting in a movie in 2003.

January 30, 2004
Arizona Daily Star

The simple premise pushes credibility beyond breaking point as ridiculous situations increase in number and size.

November 16, 2003 Full Review Source: Dark Horizons
Dark Horizons

It should have been called "My Boss's House" because there was very little focus on the boss's hot daughter.

November 2, 2003 Full Review
Broomfield Enterprise

Avoid it like the plague.

September 23, 2003 Full Review Source: 3BlackChicks Review
3BlackChicks Review

It could have been worse, but not much. Long-delayed and much feared, My Boss's Daughter is at times painfully unfunny.

September 13, 2003 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
Boston Phoenix

Audience Reviews for My Boss's Daughter

Ashton, suck my Kush... nurr.
April 5, 2011
LoughnerWasLucid

Super Reviewer

possibly the worst piece of slop ever foisted on an unsuspecting public
May 2, 2007
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jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Funny!!! An outstanding comedy performance by Ashton Kutcher!!! He just make me wanna kick him, punch him, and u know all the bad things because of his stupidity....
April 23, 2007
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Sanjaya 丘耀文

Super Reviewer

Outrageously funny with Ashton Kutcher who 'babysits' his boss's house that becomes a 'madhouse'. But I like the accidentally scenes on Terence Stamp where he was hanging on the tree that makes me laugh!
November 19, 2006
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Dean McKenna

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