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City Slickers Reviews

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Brian Orndorf
June 9, 2011
Thankfully, Crystal is more than willing to hog the screen with his whining, impressions, and glorious chemistry with Palance, whose entire performance is based around inconsistent levels of exhaling.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Lassos midlife-crisis laughs; teens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
June 22, 2008
ultimately harmless
| Original Score: 3/5
Arthur Ryel-Lindsey
Slant Magazine
June 2, 2008
A comedy that was and is ambitious and counterintuitive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
June 30, 2005
The movie begins as a mildly amusing comedy about spoiled city brats taking a cattle drive before turning into a serio and predictable tale about mid-life crisis and male camaraderie.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 28, 2005
silly entertainment
| Original Score: 3/5
Sarah Chauncey
June 8, 2004
Somehow it never gets old.
| Original Score: 5/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 5, 2003
I found almost nothing funny about this film. Palance's performance saved it.
| Original Score: 2/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (
July 6, 2003
Good fun.
| Original Score: 4/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
February 19, 2003
A fun outing, with Jack Palance's Oscar-winning performance the main attraction.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 30, 2002
It goes downhill once Jack Palance exits, but the early scenes are still worth it.
| Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
December 29, 2002
Harmless fluff, but nothing exciting.
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
September 1, 2002
Nifty drama about the life-changing experiences of some middle-aged men at a working dude ranch.
August 16, 2002
Billy Crystal is hilarious as the fish-out-of-water cowpoke.
| Original Score: 4/5
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily
August 7, 2002
Fun, funny movie. Jack Palance is great.
| Original Score: 4/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
July 29, 2002
"a pleasing way to polish off two hours"
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
Simplistic look at mid-life male wackiness, but the cast saves it with little effort.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
David N. Butterworth
January 1, 2000
One of the flattest cowboy spoofs to mosey on down the trail in a long while.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Clint Morris
Film Threat
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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