The Whole Ten Yards (2003) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Whole Ten Yards (2003)



Critic Consensus: A strained, laugh-free sequel, The Whole Ten Yards recycles its predecessor's cast and plot but not its wit or reason for being.

Movie Info

Stepping in for Jonathan Lynn, director Howard Deutch helmed this sequel to the 2000 surprise hit The Whole Nine Yards. All of the principal cast members are back as Oz (Matthew Perry) finds himself in need of help from hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" (Bruce Willis) when Oz's wife (and Jimmy's ex-wife), Cynthia (Natasha Henstridge), is kidnapped by the brother of the Hungarian gangster from the first film. However, now settled down into a more quiet life, Jimmy takes some coaxing to get back into the crime game. Amanda Peet also returns as Jill.more
Rating: PG-13 (adult situations)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Mitchell Kapner, George Gallo
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 27, 2004
Box Office: $16.2M
Warner Bros. - Official Site


Bruce Willis
as Jimmy `the Tulip' Tu...
Matthew Perry
as Nicholas Oseransky
Tallulah Belle Willi...
as Buttercup Scout
George Zapata
as Guy in Trunk No. 1
Carlo Zapata
as Guy in Trunk No. 2
McNally Sagal
as Maitre D'
Carl Cairfalio
as Goon No. 1
Doc Duhame
as Goon No. 2
Buck MacDancer
as Goon No. 3
Monte Perlin
as Goon No. 4
Ian Quinn
as Goon No. 5
Brad Orrison
as Goon No. 6
Ned Bellamy
as Man In Diner
Lou Beatty Jr.
as Bus Driver
Lily Kravets
as Birthday Guest No. 1
Jessica Flaherty
as Birthday Guest No. 2
Caitlin Morrison
as Birthday Guest No. 3
Barry Thompson
as Kiosk Vendor
Amy Peitz
as Waitress
Franck Pesce
as Policeman No. 1
Robert Rusler
as Policeman No. 2
Irene Olga Lopez
as Mexican Woman
Irene Lopez
as Mexican Woman
Julie Lott
as Bar Patron
Dusan Fager
as Stand In For Jimmy
Jon Donahue
as Stand In For Oz
Debbie Atkinson
as Stand In For Jill/Cy...
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Critic Reviews for The Whole Ten Yards

All Critics (119) | Top Critics (35)

Every joke is stretched to the breaking point, and no one seems to be having any fun.

Full Review… | January 8, 2007
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Inconsistencies in tone are minor when compared to the confusion created by the editor's butchery.

Full Review… | April 17, 2004
Top Critic

This appalling mess of a movie just isn't funny.

Full Review… | December 29, 2010
Common Sense Media

Unfunny, badly acted, and made solely for the purposes of big paychecks this film is just utterly embarrassing and nonsensical. This is mindless drivel, without being able to call itself a guilty pleasure.

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

Proof that most sequels should be avoided, "The Whole Ten Yards" vaporizes the humor of its superior 1999 precursor.

Full Review… | April 19, 2009

Mostly overacted and overblown, the script tries to make 'outlandish' into outrageous but hardly ever manages it. Missing is the element of some discernible sense of reality that is essential to black comedy.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Urban Cinefile

Audience Reviews for The Whole Ten Yards

If you saw The Whole Nine Yards then you will probably love the The Whole Ten Yards..this movie is fun and fast paced and doesnt evn make any sense
half the time but who cares its funny..but then i do have a funny silly sense of humor! Perry and Willis are a great combination and I think they add and change the story at will . In some ways, this chapter of their lives finds Jimmy and Oz switching some aspects of their original roles

♥Robyn M♥

Super Reviewer

The gang get together again to get more money. Not as interesting as first movie but still quite funny. Good cast.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

They missed each other. This time, their aim is better.

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

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