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The Adventures of Ford Fairlane Reviews

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Brian Orndorf
May 7, 2015
Isn't for every taste, but those tuned into Clay's goofy personality are rewarded with a hilarious performance that finds the comedian at his most confidant and playfully mischievous.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Brian Orndorf
July 16, 2010
It's harmless fun with a breezy '80s ambiance -- a neon playground with a cross-eyed soundtrack, smoky widescreen cinematography, and a cool snapshot of Dice when he was king of the world.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Surprisingly funny and expectedly rude, this first starring vehicle by vilified standup comic Andrew Dice Clay has a decidedly lowbrow humor that is a sort of modern equivalent of that of the Three Stooges.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
March 19, 2007
It's bad, it's been forgotten, and we can all move on with nary a second thought.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Nigel Floyd
Time Out
February 9, 2006
This expensively empty action comedy is as much fun as a car crash.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
As vulgar and obnoxious as its star. One of the very worst films of 1990.
| Original Score: 0/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
February 13, 2005
Possibly genius.
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 19, 2004
Pretty bad, but Dice Clay's best effort.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The person most likely to be entertained by ''The Adventures of Ford Fairlane'' need not be made aware of the film's existence. He's already on the screen.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
March 19, 2003
Look at the star. Look at the director. See something else.
| Original Score: 0/5
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
Gets stale after a while, but Dice was still pretty funny.
| Original Score: 3/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (
February 7, 2003
Nice try but no dice.
| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Drakulich
Star Newspapers (Chicago, IL)
November 27, 2002
Funny in a south side of Chicago neighborhood kind of way, but not much more than his stand-up act.
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
July 27, 2002
As a stand-up comedian, Clay's repertoire was minimal. On a movie screen, it's insufferable.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
[A] slick glorification of hate and loathing that portrays women as sexually promiscuous and men as infantile, violent and feeble-minded.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
May 6, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Emanuel Levy
July 26, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 0/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 8, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
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