Trapped in Paradise - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Trapped in Paradise Reviews

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Todd McCarthy
Variety
September 16, 2008
Has enough in the way of sentiment and goofy situational predicaments to put it over as a serviceable family holiday attraction.
August 30, 2002
A funny little movie
| Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
September 16, 2008
This silly action comedy mixes brilliant production design -- it looks like a Norman Rockwell painting come to life -- and cloying sentimentality to no good effect.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
September 16, 2008
Even the weather seems tailored to the script's shifting needs.
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Wally Hammond
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Cage looks cold most of the time, and has retractable stubble. The rest of the cast look like they're waiting for summer.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 31, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
May 6, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
September 16, 2003
Harmless and totally familiar, it's better than static and informercials, but that's about the sum of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
It's a minor holiday miracle that this homey comedy barely elicits even a chuckle.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
March 7, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)
October 31, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Alex Keen
Trades
September 13, 2002
Horrible. Terrible. Unfunny.
| Original Score: 0/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
In no circumstances, even under threat of torture, admit to anyone that you were suckered into seeing this, one of the worst movies of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It should be preserved by the Library of Congress, as an example of creative desperation. It plays like a documentary about a group of actors forced to perform in a screenplay that contains not one single laugh, or moment of wit, or flash of intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Considering that there isn't a single laugh in the whole picture, the term 'comedy' must be used loosely.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The question is, can a trio of amiable goofballs take you through a movie that's, well, not so great?
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Undoubtedly, this is a movie only a Scrooge could love.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
None of this is funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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