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All About the Benjamins Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
Unremittingly over-the-top and brutal, All About the Benjamins is as cunning as it is crude.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: c
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
March 7, 2002
This is to Ice Cube what "Crossroads" is to Britney Spears, a vanity vehicle designed by a star who has very little sense of how people behave in real life.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
September 9, 2010
Violent film for Ice Cube. He can do better.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
March 7, 2002
From the opening scenes, it's clear that All About the Benjamins is a totally formulaic movie.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
September 18, 2002
It plays like a by-the-numbers action flick that happens to have a few funny lines in it. It is barely watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com
March 9, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
March 8, 2002
Bray is completely at sea; with nothing but a Savage Garden music video on his resume, he has no clue about making a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
March 8, 2002
The action clichés just pile up.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily
March 8, 2002
Cube stays in his laconic, dead-eyed mode with occasional arcs into overacting, while Epps plays it Chris Tucker on a sugar high all the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 20, 2002
the heroes become more loathsome as the story progresses.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 12, 2003
This one is a waste of your Washingtons.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 7, 2002
Riddled with so many bullets and tasteless jokes that it swiftly loses momentum.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
March 7, 2002
Violent, vulgar and forgettably entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
March 7, 2002
No worse than average pop-culture throwaway.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
March 8, 2002
The action quickly sinks into by-the-numbers territory.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
March 8, 2002
Everything is off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
March 8, 2002
One groan-inducing familiarity begets another.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
March 9, 2002
Something puddles to nothing in this relentless Miami sun.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Paul Clinton (Boxoffice)
Boxoffice Magazine
March 8, 2002
Many of Benjamins' elements feel like they've been patched in from an episode of Miami Vice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jim Judy
Screen It!
March 8, 2002
Why not just go back and watch 48 HRS instead to see how this sort of film is done right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
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