The Big Bus Reviews

November 4, 2019
You should never feel the creators desperately trying to force laughs where they don't naturally exist. That is the main problem of James Frawley's The Big Bus.
October 31, 2019
What we have here is a strident comedy which is wholly off-target.
November 1, 2013
Before there was "Airplane," there was "The Big Bus." The granddaddy of the disaster spoof movies came out in 1976, and despite its unevenness, it's quite the hoot.
October 28, 2013
The Big Bus [is] a consistently clever comedy that had the misfortune of being a couple of years ahead of its time.
October 8, 2013
The Big Bus can be hit-or-miss in its humor. But the hits are fairly big and the misses are comparatively small.
February 19, 2012
I'd like to pretend it's a better movie than it is... its failings aren't gross and its modest pleasures are so far superior to the general run this slummy summer season that I feel very kindly toward it.
October 9, 2005
August 11, 2005
January 15, 2005
October 19, 2004
Zany bus ride tries to be 'Mad World,' but hits pot hole
January 1, 2000
The 'star-studded' cast of familiar faces is one of the conventions of disaster movies that writers Cohen and Fred Freeman have stuck to