• R, 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    David Gordon Green
    In Theaters:
    Apr 8, 2011 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 9, 2011
  • Universal Pictures


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Your Highness Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

The only saving grace of this film is the cast, which includes some fantastic actors, slumming it for a paycheck.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 5, 2013
Will Leitch

This is teenage junk trash rendered lovingly. I see no problem with that. And if I ever kill a minotaur, I know what I'm taking as a trophy.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: B

June 23, 2013
Scott Foundas
Film Comment Magazine

Your Highness never sacrifices its cheerful, one-thing-after-another absurdity, or its inability to take itself even remotely seriously.

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

June 20, 2013
Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered

Your Highness hits more than it misses but the effort is substantially lacking, which particularly unexpected considering the gifted people involved.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 6/10

May 3, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Quite a comedown and a buzz kill, after "Pineapple Express."

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 2/4

January 12, 2013
Jeff Beck

Director David Gordon Green and writers Danny McBride and Ben Best have put together a completely unfunny film filled to the brim with non-stop sexual references and other bits of lowbrow humor.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 20, 2012
Michael Dequina

It's time for Green to make one of the moody, downbeat, haunting indie dramas with which he initially made a name for himself.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

April 8, 2012
John Gholson

If Green wanted to make an awesome fantasy film, he should have, and if he wanted to make a great stoner comedy, well, he already did once.

Full Review Source: Cinematical

February 9, 2012
R. L. Shaffer

A surprisingly boring throwback to '80s fantasy, with a disgusting amount of potty humor, violence and foul language tossed in to generate the shallowest of laughs.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 4/10

January 29, 2012
Alec Worley
SFX Magazine

There are glimmers of inspired comedy, but rather than explore the genre's stereotypes, the movie constantly falls back on smut.

Full Review Source: SFX Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 22, 2011
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

A spirited and (mostly) funny genre spoof from the same team responsible for Pineapple Express.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

December 9, 2011
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

Who could have possibly thought any of this is funny?

Full Review Source: Star-Democrat (Easton, MD) | Original Score: F

November 5, 2011
Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Green's film is what happens when a talented director and cast indulge almost every one of their silly, sophomoric impulses; though not perfectly streamlined, the results are frequently hilarious all the same.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

October 25, 2011
Matt Neal
The Standard

Just don't expect too much from it and remember to switch off your brain.

Full Review Source: The Standard | Original Score: 3/5

September 7, 2011
Michael A. Smith

McBride, who also created the indelible character of Kenny Powers on HBO's "Eastbound and Down," has most of the good lines and he makes the most of them

Full Review Source: MediaMikes | Original Score: 3/5

August 16, 2011
Leonard Maltin

In theory, I suppose it would be funny-and incongruous-if in the middle of a serious costume drama a noble action hero uttered a four-letter word. Hearing Danny McBride do just that, repeatedly, in Your Highness not only isn't funny but grows wearisome...

Full Review Source: indieWIRE

August 12, 2011
Stella Papamichael
Digital Spy

In case you miss the joke, McBride helpfully arcs an eyebrow and cocks his head to signal the punchline. And with all the subtlety of Thor, he hammers most of his crude one-liners in the direction of Portman as the vengeful warrior chick Isabel.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 1/5

July 14, 2011
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)

Good fun.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

June 16, 2011
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...boasts a pervasively absurd atmosphere that's heightened on an all-too-frequent basis by the almost uniformly over-the-top performances.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2011
Grae Drake

I love McBride and Franco and will watch them in anything -- it's a bonus that there are corsets and scary labyrinths.

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 3/5

May 20, 2011
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