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The Three Stooges Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
July 1, 2013
When the movie works, it can derive some raucous laughter...
Will Leitch
June 23, 2013
It's innocent and silly and brainless and funny. This is not a dumb comedy done smartly; this is a dumb comedy done dumbly.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Kofi Outlaw
October 2, 2012
Stooges will resonate strongly or not at all, depending on the viewer. But a Jersey Shore experience is about where the film falls short of honorable intentions.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 4, 2012
It's absurd, it's mindless, it's infantine but it's also bizarrely charming.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Tara Brady
Irish Times
August 24, 2012
The architects behind There's Something About Mary and Kingpin make merry with the poking and thumping, but are ultimately far too fond of their comic heroes to make them or us truly squirm.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail
August 24, 2012
Slapstick, slapstick and even more slapstick. Think of it as a Junior Jackass.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard
August 24, 2012
This could have been a truly awful summation of the work of such minor legends but it works surprisingly well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)
August 23, 2012
They're just as hopelessly violent, bad-tempered and stupid at the end as they were at the beginning. These days, that's refreshingly anarchic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Phelim O'Neill
August 23, 2012
It shows that what made the Stooges work all those years ago, though hardly in vogue, still works today.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times
August 23, 2012
Quaint but exuberantly crafted.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
James Lachno
Daily Telegraph (UK)
August 23, 2012
Chase scenes and physical comedy exchanges allow the action to romp along at a fair lick.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Karen Krizanovich
Radio Times
August 23, 2012
The Three Stooges is far more enjoyable than it perhaps ought to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
William Bibbiani
August 22, 2012
If you don't like it, you can go 'nyuck' yourself.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Francesca Steele
Sky Movies
August 22, 2012
Surprisingly, sensibly restrained and rather touching. In relative terms, of course.
Matthew Turner
August 22, 2012
An extremely faithful reboot that delivers some huge laughs, thanks to a witty script, pacy direction, some inspired comic set-pieces and a trio of terrific performances from Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Sasso.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
August 21, 2012
'The Three Stooges' is exactly the film it wants to be. Was it worth ten years of anyone's life? Probably not. Is it worth 88 minutes of yours? Absolutely.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Simon Foster
July 13, 2012
Perfectly-pitched performances by the three new Stooges...and a sweetly sentimental line in brotherly love ensures that a paper-thin plot is of no consequence at all when it comes to the laugh-to-running-time ratio.
Tom Clift
July 8, 2012
Three Stooges is a very stupid film. Then again, if you bought a ticket expecting anything different, then really, the only idiot is you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Liam Maguren
June 28, 2012
The physical comedy set pieces are performed with an impressive level of planning, timing and choreography
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 26, 2012
Anyone who has ever enjoyed so much as a guilty giggle from watching the cartoonish antics of The Three Stooges as they eye-poke, head-slap and gut-punch each other will get a major kick from this loving reboot...Good, clean, stupid fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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