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Arthur 2: On the Rocks Reviews

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Sheila Benson
Los Angeles Times
June 24, 2015
The excruciating "Arthur 2 on the Rocks" should come with a surgeon general's warning: "This sort of stupidity may sap your will to live or to watch movies ever again."

TV Guide
June 24, 2015
A romantic comedy with a fatal flaw: it's rarely funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Joanna Berry
Radio Times
June 24, 2015
Believe it or not, things get even worse as the film moves towards its predictable happy ending. You have been warned.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
April 9, 2011 of the most underwhelming sequels in cinematic history.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
March 25, 2011
It would have been better for Warners to have left well enough alone.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Not as classy a farce as the original, but still manages to be an amusing romp for most of its length.
Steve Crum
April 8, 2008
Unnecessary sequel to now politically incorrect comedy of alcoholism. Great cast, however.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Wally Hammond
Time Out
June 24, 2006
As funny as a cerebral haemorrhage.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 10, 2005
Doesn't have as many big laughs as the classic 1981 original, but the characters are still likable enough for this to merit a passing grade.
| Original Score: 3/5
Gregory Weinkauf
September 6, 2005
Y'know, I gotta side with the first Arthur movie, but this wasn't painful in any particular way.
| Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
August 12, 2003
Bad, bad sequel to an over-hyped original.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
A doughy, unimaginative spin-off beyond any saving by its two resourceful stars.
Widgett Walls
May 6, 2003
This film never happened. Don't ask me about it again.
| Original Score: 0/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
August 22, 2002
Another unnecessary sequel.
| Original Score: 2/5
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury
July 26, 2002
A candidate for all time worst sequel.
| Original Score: 0/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It decides that Arthur must grow, must rise to an occasion, must for once take responsibility for his life. This is very good for Arthur, but not so good for the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
If "Arthur 2" has any significance, it's to herald -- unwittingly -- the death of the Happy Drunk in the movies.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It's not a sequel, it's a relapse.
Emanuel Levy
August 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 10, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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