The Longest Yard Reviews

February 10, 2020
The Longest Yard" somehow became an iconic sports comedy without being particularly funny or containing any compelling football.
October 11, 2007
Pardon me if I wasn't blown away by all its simplistic machinations and lighthearted appeal to one's baser instincts.
June 2, 2005
The film drags until it reaches the climactic football game, and the contest itself doesn't justify the two-hour run.
May 28, 2005
That The Longest Yard is considered something of a classic is baffling...
May 9, 2005
Though The Yard is a terrible picture, I'll admit to having unwillingly enjoyed some of the football practice and parts of the final game -- even though it's much too long.
July 31, 2002
...gives us a glance of Reynolds when he still had potential, before he totally gave himself over to grin and giggle junk.
April 11, 2001
It captures a genuine feeling of competition, even if the premise is more than a little preposterous.