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An American Carol Reviews

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May 5, 2011
You could strip every last marginally political idea from the movie, and it would still probably be one of the most grueling, unfunny things released that year.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
December 17, 2009
It is hard to believe that a comedy this singularly inept and downright unfunny came from one of the minds behind one of the funniest comedies of all time, Airplane!.
December 14, 2009
Kada vi%u0161e potrebe za Michaelom Mooreom ne bude, potrebe za filmovima koje tog istog Moorea parodiraju bit %u0107e jo%u0161 manje.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
April 23, 2009
Using sledgehammer gags in the service of a dissent-bashing tale, Zucker aims for the flag-waving brio of Warner Bros. cartoons during World War II, but he succeeds only in ruining Farley's big break.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
December 31, 2008
just too insular to be engaging
| Original Score: 2/5
November 20, 2008
What could have been an amusing riff looks more like a propaganda film out to destroy Moore rather than spoof him.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
November 15, 2008
The gags come fast and furiously with one-liners to make the case that liberals don't have exclusive rights to humor in Hollywood.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 12, 2008
... the jokes are lame and the caricatures too removed from any defensible reality.
October 31, 2008
An American Carol dares to mock the Left, but it forgets to bring the funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 29, 2008
Zucker's film reeks of a deeply insecure psychosis, one that's often insultingly mislabeled as patriotism -- which is how it gets away with wrapping itself in red, white and blue while simultaneously ridiculing our Bill Of Rights.
October 18, 2008
An American Carol, David Zucker's mirthless conservative rally guised as an update on Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale, hits a new low.
Full Review | Original Score: D
October 18, 2008
This movie is seriously unfunny, and it's not just my admittedly left-wing politics that are in the way of my getting the joke.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
October 18, 2008
Nice try, but I'd watch Airplane! again first.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 14, 2008
Overall, Zucker's cinematic middle finger is about as funny as an exploding toilet seat for hemorrhoid-induced senior citizens...a dreary picture mired in sophomoric sludge.
Full Review| Original Score: 1.5/4
October 13, 2008
Utterly asinine, sophomoric, tasteless, the movie has much in common with Zucker's Airplane!, The Naked Gun 2 1/2 and Scary Movie sequels, minus the laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 10, 2008
...too unfocused and ill-disciplined to work either as Dickens pastiche or as political satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 10, 2008
There's a good idea for a movie here: Someone considered poking fun at liberal filmmaker Michael Moore. The only problem with 'An American Carol' is that it's not funny.
Full Review| Original Score: .5/4
October 7, 2008
Right-wing political comedy just isn't funny.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
October 7, 2008
This is an uneven, uninspired, tired spoof that has about 10 funny jokes throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 6, 2008
As entertainment, An American Carol ranks below YouTube clips of Sarah Palin.
Read More | Original Score: D-
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