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Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Reviews

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James Luxford
The National (UAE)
September 1, 2011
it is likely that this shambles will be the final nail in the coffin of the career of a man once touted as The Next Eddie Murphy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Grae Drake
May 20, 2011
If you didn't enjoy the first two movies, don't see this.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Shaun Munro
What Culture
December 31, 2011
It's frighteningly impressive that a one-note gag has spawned three dreadful films and hundreds of millions of dollars in box office receipts. Wherever will they go next? Big Mommas 3D?
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
February 15, 2011
Still moronic, chauvinistic, clichéd, and just not funny - and staggeringly less so than the first two.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
February 18, 2011
The airless Matthew Fogel-Don Rhymer script makes one long for the snark and sass of Madea.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post
February 16, 2011
The movie is at least 20 minutes too long. Actually, it's 107 minutes too long.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Alex Zane
The Sun (UK)
February 17, 2011
Really, you could guess every joke the film offers in five minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine
February 19, 2011
Big Momma has laid a gigantic egg.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/5
David Aldridge
Radio Times
February 17, 2011
The well-established Big Momma combination of cheap and cheesy chuckles, sex-obsessed banter, and slapstick so broad even the biggest of mommas could easily hide behind it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)
February 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
February 22, 2011
As magical as ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
February 18, 2011
This is not a case of doubling the fun so much as an anxious attempt to revive a franchise running out of gas.
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
February 23, 2011
John Whitesell, who helmed BM2, keeps the gender-flipping gags firing with a sense of seriousness that seems blind to the inanity of the granny-panty flimsy plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Robbie Collin
News of the World
February 14, 2011
It's amazing really, when you look back at the Big Momma's House film series, how many major crimes can be solved by dressing up as a fat woman.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Nick Schager
Village Voice
February 18, 2011
[This] extraordinarily witless movie operates as a checklist for cultural and racial clichés.
Eric D. Snider
February 18, 2011
A rancid, unwatchable load, devoid of mirth and joy, and an enemy to all that is good.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Bob Grimm
Reno News and Review
February 24, 2011
Oh, come on now! Knock it off!
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Bill Gibron
February 18, 2011
It would be nice to report that, in the end, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son is just innocuous. Instead, it's rather insidious
| Original Score: 1/5
Simon Abrams
Slant Magazine
February 23, 2011
It's a true rubber-necker's delight, a comedy so inconceivably tacky that it will make you question whether or not you're laughing at the film or with it.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
February 18, 2011
Lawrence's gender-bending jokes are played out, and his slapstick is wooden and slow. It's understandable: Clowning around underneath that fat suit must be exhausting. Almost as much as watching it.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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