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Old Dogs Reviews

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½ December 10, 2016
I found myself howling with laughter at points like I haven't laughed for a long time.
September 23, 2016
Oh, this. This is bad.

Robin Williams, John Travolta, Seth Green, Matt Dillon, Justin Long, Rita Wilson, Bernie Mac, Dax Shepard, Luis Guzman. They are all in this pile of shit. I honestly think aliens wrote the script because the jokes are just insane and not even bad sitcom-quality.

Scenes that scarred me for life/confused the hell out of me: Rita Wilson getting her hand stuck in a trunk and then immediately "Big Girls Don't Cry" plays, Robin Williams watching a young boy poop, Grandfathers Club, Seth Green's descent into Japanese culture, the racism and homophobia in this movie alone, the whole puppet thing with Jimmy Lunchbox (seriously... WHAT WAS THAT?), the nightmare-inducing face paralysis scene (with some truly awful CGI), Seth Green getting raped by a gorilla, and the whole thing with the jet pack at the end. Ugh. Man. I'm gonna give this a 1.5 just because it was horribly entertaining on a perverse level. It's certainly the most watchable of the three movies thus far.
September 4, 2016
Complete waste of time and energy.
August 27, 2016
Not the worst thing I've ever seen. Robin Williams and John Travolta were alright.
½ August 26, 2016
There's nothing particularly original- or particularly funny- about Old Dogs, however the chemistry between Robin Williams and John Travolta, the occasional clever scene, and a surprisingly interesting plot and pleasant message saves the movie from being a total trainwreak.
Verdict: C
March 16, 2016
So funny!!! Great pairing. Great comedians.
½ March 15, 2016
It's worse than it looks. It's a frustratingly bad movie full of unfunny jokes. Don't bother seeing it, it's a complete waste of good talent.
½ February 3, 2016
The worst film I have seen from either John Travolta or Robin Williams.

Zero Stars
December 12, 2015
Oh c'mon 5%? It's not that bad. It's a cute, sometimes funny, and sometimes sweet family movie.
½ September 15, 2015
Sadly almost unwatchable. If I could get my money back I would.
½ August 20, 2015
Guilty pleasure of mine led by some great comedic leads
August 11, 2015
Don't know why people don't like this. Great movie!
½ July 28, 2015
Old Dogs suffers from a bad screenplay and a predictable narrative and an unoriginal story, but about the cast, it was well chosen and John Travolta and Robbie Williams give to us some unexpected funny moments
½ July 28, 2015
Old Dogs suffers from a bad screenplay and a predictable narrative and an unoriginal story, but about the cast, it was well chosen and John Travolta and Robbie Williams give to us some unexpected funny moments
July 27, 2015
This has some very funny scenes (mostly after their pills get all mixed up) but it also has a heart which seems to be Hollywood's direction with comedies, it's Disney so it's harmless, plus, i believe it will be the only time that there will ever be a Friday the 13th reference in a Disney movie.
½ July 10, 2015
Not as terrible as critics made it out to be but still not very funny or that good of a film.
July 8, 2015
really funny at moments.
July 4, 2015
Väkisin tehdyn oloinen komedia, jolla oli kuitenkin hauskat ja hurmaavat hetkensä... (Suom, Vanhat ketut)
June 11, 2015
Nearly every moment the movie tries to be funny, it just falls flat on its face.
½ March 18, 2015
A movie I used to like as a child back in 2010 when I first saw it, and decide to watch again and I see why critics hate it and there are lots of problems with this movie. You would think a movie with great leads like John Travolta and Robin Williams would make a good movie, here that is not the case at all. The script is dumb, most of the acting is sub-par, the jokes are juvenile, and the directing is poor. There were a boat load of improvements that they could have made with this movie, but the filmmakers just didn't care and were only making the movie to cash in a quick paycheck. The kids in this film I just didn't end up caring about at all and it tried to make make me care for them, but it just failed in the end. Dogs peeing, old people jokes, facial paralysis jokes, and slapstick humor are among the very many jokes you will see in this film and none of them worked at all. Watching Old Dogs really felt like a chore rather than an enjoyable time and thankfully it was only an hour and a half long. With a film that has this talented cast, you would expect a lot more and in the end, it is just really underwhelming and disappointing. My only positives are that Robin Williams does do good in the film and some of his dramatic scenes really worked and he is an incredible actor who always adds some sort of credibility to his roles and there was maybe just one or two times I smiled and chuckled at with the humor.
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