The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Reviews

May 6, 2014
It gave me about 10 big laughs and 20 small laughs and as many smiles. That`s value for time and money spent.
May 6, 2014
In the years since he first played Drebin, Nielsen has deepened the role, made it more subtle, more universal, more paramount.
May 6, 2014
The two Zuckers and Abrahams have, surprisingly, forgotten a principle of parody that they taught everyone else. Namely, that the jokes have to fit, and that they have to refer to the target -- in this instance police movies.
May 6, 2014
The Naked Gun is hugely funny, but it`s also liberating-precisely because it centers its aim on that cold, closed system and blows it apart. The straight lines are shattered; the empty spaces in the images are packed full until they burst.
May 6, 2014
Like the ZAZ lads' other films, this is a movie made for a VCR Saturday night. They supply the jokes; you bring the microwave popcorn and modest expectations.
January 11, 2008
Not quite up to Airplane! or Top Secret!, but there are still laughs aplenty.
January 11, 2008
The Naked Gun is crass, broad, irreverent, wacky fun -- and absolutely hilarious from beginning to end.
January 26, 2006
The endlessly tasteless juvenilia should make you ashamed of laughing yourself into a stupor.
May 20, 2003
High spirits may be all that a film like this really needs.
January 1, 2000
The film is as transparent as a third-grader with a water gun, and yet I would rather review a new film by Ingmar Bergman, for there, at least, would be themes to discuss and visual strategies to analyze.
January 1, 2000
If your expectations are low enough, you might find a way to enjoy occasional moments in the movie.