• R, 1 hr. 36 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    James B. Rogers
    In Theaters:
    Mar 23, 2001 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 21, 2001
  • 20th Century Fox


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Say It Isn't So Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A mediocre comedy about incest.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

December 28, 2010
Rob Gonsalves

What we have here is a wannabe-outrageous comedy that flirts with the last taboo but then retreats.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

August 18, 2007
Reece Pendleton
Chicago Reader
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A cringe-inducing flop.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 26, 2007
Emanuel Levy

Flat, borderline banal comedy that in theory includes all the ingredients of the Farrelly brothers (who here serve as producers) about the seemingly incestuous relationship between siblings Chris Klein and Heather Graham

| Original Score: D

December 1, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The Farrelly brothers, Bobby and Peter, are beginning to make the same mistake that the Zucker brothers (Jerry and David, along with Jim Abrahams) made, which was to split up and take increasingly less responsibility for their films.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

May 26, 2006
Wally Hammond
Time Out
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Poor timing and muffed set pieces are compounded by implausibility and inconsequence.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

There are few laughs to be had during the running time of Say It Isn't So...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 25, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

This movie sinks or swims on its humor, and frankly, the Farrellys don't appear to have been very good swimming instructors.

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 8, 2003
Matthew Turner

Avoid like your life depended on it.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 1/5

October 30, 2002
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

If it were up to me, I would make sure the Farrellys never made another film, or at least that I never had to see another.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

October 21, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

Credit goes largely to the charm of Ms. Graham and Mr. Klein, both of whom exude a natural, sunny innocence that contrasts starkly with the naughty incest jokes swirling around them.

Full Review Source: Cincinnati Enquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 15, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

First-time director J. B. Rogers and new screenwriters Peter Gualke and Jerry Swallow appear determined to include as many gross-out scenes as possible at the expense of telling a believable story.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

August 2, 2002
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The trash heap of "There's Something About Mary" ripoffs grows a little higher.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

June 20, 2002
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Um festival embaraçoso de caretas e gritaria.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 1/5

May 31, 2002
Larry Carroll

...desperate, forced, as if the filmmakers are just trying to up the ante in how low they're willing to go.

Full Review Source: Countingdown.com | Original Score: C

April 16, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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This review is written in a state of posttraumatic shock.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 0/4

March 22, 2002
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

I must have been gone when the memo about things like this being funny was passed out, because, in all honesty, I never knew strokes were supposed to be funny.

Full Review Source: Mark Reviews Movies | Original Score: 1/4

February 26, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

The pedestrian, predictable plot isn't really important; the film seems to exist merely as an excuse to string together gross-out sequences.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

December 10, 2001

You really know a film is dead in the water when it runs for 97 minutes and feels too long.

| Original Score: 1/4

September 10, 2001
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

If Say It Isn't So isn't enough to kill the gross-out comedy trend, nothing is.

| Original Score: 3/10

August 12, 2001
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