• PG-13, 1 hr. 21 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Bob Saget
    In Theaters:
    Jun 12, 1998 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 15, 2001
  • MGM

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Dirty Work Reviews

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Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B-

October 18, 2008
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

A ribald flood of comic bliss.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 4/4

April 14, 2006
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Okay starring vehicle for Norm MacDonald, but you'd think he could do better.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 27, 2004
James Rocchi
Netflix

: "Saturday Night Live" alum Norm Macdonald's feature debut ain't great, but he is.

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

November 7, 2002
Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Attempts to carry on the comedic-vengeance tradition, with arguably mixed results.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Occasionally funny, but all too often driven by the juvenile conviction that anything even remotely connected with homosexuality is riotously funny...

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2/4

June 2, 2008
Joe Leydon
Variety
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The outrageousness isn't consistently sustained, and the pic tends to peter out somewhere around the two thirds mark.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 2, 2008
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 28, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

July 8, 2005
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

| Original Score: 2/5

March 25, 2005
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

| Original Score: 1/5

October 26, 2003
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

| Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2003
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

| Original Score: 2/5

February 12, 2003
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Why does Hollywood think that everyone who ever appeared on "Saturday Night Live" deserves a film career as a reward? What's the excuse for showcasing Norm Macdonald, a third-rate Dennis Miller knockoff whose delivery is slower than Priority Mail?

Full Review Source: Kalamazoo Gazette

June 23, 2002

Globe and Mail
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Tasteless? Oh, yeah.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

April 12, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...proves that a comedy doesn't need an R rating to be crude, rude, or stupid. Even an innocent PG-13 can do the trick.

| Original Score: 3/10

April 8, 2001
David Kronke
Los Angeles Times
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A tone-deaf, scattershot and dispiritingly cheesy affair with more groans than laughs.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 14, 2001
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

The jokes just aren't funny, and Macdonald's sardonic, 'non-acting' style of acting quickly becomes tiresome.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 18/100

January 1, 2000
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

Full Review Source: Cinematter | Original Score: 0.5/4

January 1, 2000
Oz
eFilmCritic.com

It's no epic, but what do you want? DiCaprio?

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
October 18, 2008
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
October 18, 2008

Boxoffice Magazine
October 18, 2008

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
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