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Code Name: The Cleaner Reviews

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February 3, 2007
The result is another opportunity lost.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
February 3, 2007
The memory of this movie will have left your brain before you walk out of the theater. If you're lucky.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 24, 2007
The outtakes in the closing credits were the funniest parts of the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 20, 2007
The talented comedian mugs his way through an utterly deflated film.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
January 19, 2007
This is the kind of movie where everyone looks like they are having a lot more fun than the audience.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 14, 2007
Well, you really can't expect much from comedies this time of year.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
January 13, 2007
Even as a comedy all of this begs credulity.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 11, 2007
Cedric and Lucy Liu...may want to give their agents a good talking-to.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 11, 2007's not merely that the script is a sloppy, by-the-numbers action farce; it's more the leaden hand of director Les Mayfield...
January 10, 2007
Get Lucy Liu better roles!
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 7, 2007
Hollywood certainly didn't waste anytime in turning out its first insulting blaxploitation flick of 2007.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
January 7, 2007
Because of its clever story, funny leading man and two gorgeous supporting actresses, 'Code Name: The Cleaner' is a welcome January surprise.
January 6, 2007
...I humbly submit that Cedric the Entertainer be required to give up the "Entertainer" portion of his nom de plume until he actually starts entertaining us.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
January 6, 2007
Cedric's style of humor seems to be stating the obvious, but doing it really fast. He mumbles out loud and makes lame observations.
January 5, 2007
Not the kind of movie you need to rush out and see, but if you're sitting at home trying to decide between doing your own cleaning and watching The Cleaner, I'd pick the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 5, 2007
[A] cheerfully dumb spy comedy filled with ridiculous stereotypes and plot holes as big as cartoon anvils.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 5, 2007
...the comedy half doesn't work without the intrigue half, and director Mayfield doesn't look like he would know intrigue if Martin Scorsese brought it to him wrapped in butcher paper with a bow on top.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
January 5, 2007
I'm sure by May Encore will be broadcasting it ten or so times in row on one of their various channels.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 5, 2007
How do films this stale and generic continue to get made, let alone with topflight talent? Cedric has been stealing scenes from bigger names for nearly a decade; he deserves better than a few amusingly-improvised minutes at the end of his own movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 5, 2007
It's a bad sign for a comedy when viewers are left pining for more ineptly staged shoot-'em-up sequences.
Read More | Original Score: D+
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