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The Comebacks Reviews

May 13, 2009
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
December 3, 2007
Someone should tell these guys you can't score a touchdown throwing lateral passes.
October 24, 2007
The Comebacks is probably the worst movie that's sludged across my professional eyeballs -- worse than Daddy Day Camp, Baby Geniuses 2, and BloodRayne.
Full Review | Original Score: F
October 22, 2007
There is no I in "team," but there are three in "idiotic." And idiotic more or less describes the appeal of The Comebacks, a so-stupid-it's-funny spoof of inspirational sports dramas.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 22, 2007
Sports fans (including those with old head injuries) are likely to cheer. The rest of us may just go for the long pass.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 22, 2007
The dialogue in The Comebacks is bereft of lines that trigger even a snicker.
Read More | Original Score: .5/4
October 20, 2007
One of those parody movies that presume that merely making reference to another film constitutes a joke.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
October 20, 2007
The Comebacks displays nothing remotely clever or effective; rather, it will make you question whether in fact you ever found David Koechner funny in all those Will Ferrell comedies.
October 20, 2007
As dumb spoofs go, The Comebacks isn't bad. It takes almost every sports movie of the last five years (Field of Dreams, too) and blends them into a single slapdash comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 19, 2007
An exceptionally lame genre parody that plumbs depths of ineptitude heretofore charted only by the marginally less abysmal Date Movie.
October 19, 2007
Keep your head down, your expectations low and, maybe, good things will happen. We repeat: Maybe.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/4
October 19, 2007
Each scene exists solely to check a sports-movie cliche off the list; nothing builds.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4