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The Whole Ten Yards Reviews

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
April 9, 2004
At the end of this takeoff on the bumbling hitman-gangster formula, Matthew Perry keeps repeating how confused he's been because he wasn't let in on The Plan. Who was?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
April 9, 2004
If [The Whole Nine Yards] should not have worked, then the sequel definitely shouldn't work, either. But, once again, it kind of does.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
April 9, 2004
This is the kind of farce Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis churned out when they teamed up for The Great Race and Peter Falk and Alan Arkin gave us in The In-Laws.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Denver Post
April 9, 2004
A mostly funny film with occasional dead spots that does best letting the caricatures say exactly what you'd thought they'd say in next week's episode.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
April 8, 2004
Though still fun, silly and occasionally very funny, the sequel falls a few inches short of 'The Whole Nine Yards.'
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
This appalling mess of a movie just isn't funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
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.
Cole Smithey
April 19, 2009
Proof that most sequels should be avoided, "The Whole Ten Yards" vaporizes the humor of its superior 1999 precursor.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
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.
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Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader
January 8, 2007
Every joke is stretched to the breaking point, and no one seems to be having any fun.

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
The script is so bland it barely musters a whole ten laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies
October 5, 2005
While most sequels have nowhere to go, this sequel has nowhere it wants to go, and while most movie failures are unoriginal, this mess is simply uninspired.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Michael Szymanski
December 19, 2004
Just rent Sexy Beast.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Bill Beyrer
November 4, 2004
The magic is now gone because we've seen the wizard's tricks.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Mark Collette
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
September 16, 2004
One must ask why sequels such as this come to be.
| Original Score: 0/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 22, 2004
Através de uma edição ligeira, procura nos convencer de que algo engraçado está acontecendo e que há uma dinâmica autêntica entre seus personagens. Não há e não está.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
June 22, 2004
Please, please, please. I'm begging you, Hollywood: Don't even think about making The Whole Eleven Yards.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Neil Smith
June 22, 2004
98 minutes of mirth-free entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matthew Turner
June 19, 2004
Utterly pointless sequel that fails to generate even a single laugh.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 17, 2004
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