Without a Paddle Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
August 19, 2004
It's as if somebody was telling you about a joke, rather than telling you the actual joke.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
August 20, 2004
It's like The Goonies on acid.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
August 19, 2004
Without a Paddle is so bad that it will annoy and/or bore those who have minimal standards and a high tolerance for sewage.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 19, 2004
Without a Paddle is also without talent, originality, anything to laugh at, or a reason to buy a ticket
| Original Score: D
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Even a paddle can't keep this movie from sinking.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
David Foucher
EDGE Boston
August 17, 2004
Without a paddle lives up to its name; it sinks.
Full Review | Original Score: D
James Rocchi
Netflix
August 19, 2004
Buddy wilderness adventure comedy has a big heart, even if it's a been-there, done-that comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
August 19, 2004
For those who think 'Deliverance' didn't have enough Poop Humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
August 19, 2004
Without a Joke would be a better title.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Todd Gilchrist
FilmStew.com
August 20, 2004
In a shocking deviation from the normal PR drill, Bart the Bear Jr. provides FilmStew with a heartfelt and conflicted first-person review.
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun
August 26, 2004
wholly undignified.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
December 18, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Christian Toto
Washington Times
August 23, 2004
Cheeky trio keeps Without a Paddle afloat - barely
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
August 19, 2004
This is the kind of movie where the centerpiece scene involves dropping poop on people's heads. If that doesn't discourage you from seeing it, I can't imagine anything will.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Top Critic
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
August 20, 2004
You can say of Without a Paddle that at least it cares enough to steal from the very best. Unfortunately, that's about all it cares about.
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com
August 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Rebecca Murray
About.com
August 19, 2004
Unfortunately, most of the best stuff is in the trailer.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com
August 6, 2004
This is a picture pretty comfortable on the bottom of a video shelf with Welcome to Mooseport.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
August 20, 2004
Think Road Trip meets City Slickers. Then dial the humor down a few notches, and you're left Without a Paddle.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
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ComingSoon.net
August 19, 2004

Boston Phoenix
August 19, 2004
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AV Club
August 19, 2004
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 20, 2004
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
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