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Along Came Polly Reviews

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
January 15, 2004
[It's] like watching 10 minutes of There's Something About Mary, followed by 10 minutes of High Fidelity, followed by 10 minutes of Friends.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 16, 2004
There isn't a lot in the movie that is funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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James Berardinelli
January 15, 2004
Every truly successful raunchy romantic comedy has at its heart a couple worth rooting for. This one doesn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 15, 2004
If all of this strikes you as funny, then you probably don't get out much.
Read More | Original Score: C
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 21, 2010
Talented actors in dumb film with gross sex humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Larry Carroll
January 15, 2004
It's Stiller who seems to take the biggest hit, revealing the fact that his career has entered a stale state of self-parody.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
John P. McCarthy
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
January 19, 2004
Even allowing for toilet humor, long a prerequisite for mainstream comedies, the humor in 'Along Came Polly' doesn't have much texture.
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
January 16, 2004
Stiller and Aniston are trapped in the constrictive material, trying to make the best of a crummy, formulaic situation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee
January 16, 2004
Stiller has turned into a submissive dog that rolls over the instant we settle into our seats, content to bask in our affectionate derision.
Read More | Original Score: C+
James Rocchi
January 15, 2004
The flashes of life in this Ben Stiller-Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy don't come along often enough to rescue it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
January 24, 2004
Similar to the way in which Burger King's food doesn't so much "satisfy your hunger" as it does "fill your stomach with mass".
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
January 2, 2004
A movie that sets its comedy bar too low for the talents involved.
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun
February 4, 2004
There's hardly anything memorable going on here.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 3, 2005
Inane, inorganic and predictable from the start.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
April 2, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian
January 22, 2004
They win. The Publicity Machine has convinced me: Jennifer Aniston can heal the sick!
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Jeff Otto
IGN Movies
January 19, 2004
John Hamburg's remake of Something About Mary offers more of Ben Stiller's tiresome shtick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
January 16, 2004
Aids its cause with its inherent harmlessness, but the end result is too off-the-shelf to appeal to any but the most ardent romantic-comedy lovers.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Cole Smithey
April 15, 2009
For a movie with a theme of living life without deferring to fear of the risks involved, the filmmakers don't take chances in breaking the mold of run-of-the-mill romantic comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 16, 2004
Stiller anchors the movie in neurotic tension, literally squelching the laughs and snuffing them out.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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