The Ringer Reviews

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December 22, 2005
A hilarious and resourceful cast of intellectually challenged actors smartens up an otherwise brain-dead comedy produced by the Farrelly brothers.
December 22, 2005
The Ringer could have been a better movie, but that would have depended more on the screenplay than the cast, which is effective and generates real affection.
December 22, 2005
Though The Ringer is hardly the Farrellys' best, you'll probably be smiling, too.
December 22, 2005
The Ringer is caught between a rock and a soft place. The result of being torn between here and there is being stuck nowhere.
December 22, 2005
The Ringer is a much sweeter comedy than its pedigree suggests. In fact, it's almost the opposite of what we expect.
December 22, 2005
There's something about a movie deft enough to have fun with mental disability, yet still get a stamp of approval from the Special Olympics.
December 22, 2005
In all its lobbying for our laughter, The Ringer feels too lawyered-up and politically positioned to trigger much laughter at all.
December 21, 2005
The bark of The Ringer is far more outrageous than its bite.
December 21, 2005
This wannabe daring comedy about a man who attempts to 'fix' the Special Olympics strains for that patented naughty and nice balance with squirmingly squishy results.
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