Coneheads Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
May 22, 2015
It ultimately fails because it lacks sufficient satire or an edge.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media
June 24, 2014
So-so '90s movie based on '70s SNL sketch has edgy humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
August 3, 2011
A one-joke movie, stretched to the limit.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Top Critic
Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter
May 16, 2008
Can you inflate a gimmick-driven comedy skit into a full-fledged feature film? Up to a point.

TV Guide's Movie Guide
May 16, 2008
Whether on Earth or in space, the jokes are either flat or hopelessly crude.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Leonard Klady
May 16, 2008
A sweet, funny anarchic pastiche that should find broad based popularity.

May 16, 2008
Its transition to the big screen suggests an idea that was plotted on the back of a beer mat when the creators were too pickled to stand up straight. One wishes they had passed out before they were so inspired.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
December 21, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Michael Dequina
January 4, 2004
What's so funny?
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Coneheads falls flat about as often as it turns funny, and displays more amiability than style.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
April 30, 2003
This film went so wrong somewhere, the
| Original Score: 1/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
February 2, 2003
Better-than-average SNL spin-off, and unfortunately the best thing Aykroyd's done sice Ghostbusters.
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Szymanski
October 25, 2002
It should have remained a skit on SNL
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Renshaw
Apollo Guide
June 13, 2001
It's not worth the expenditure of energy, really.
Full Review | Original Score: 54/100
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
The film itself is like the cinematic equivalent of a clothesline, with a steady stream of skits and gags hung out to dry.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Top Critic
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Curtin and Aykroyd rely on old standbys... When that doesn't work, which mostly it doesn't, they try grossing us out with a series of revolting Remulakian childbirth jokes.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
This is a dismal, dreary and fairly desperate movie, in which the actors try very hard but are unable to overcome an uninspired screenplay.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
I expected stupid humor, silly humor, or bizarre humor, but not no humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
A new spin on the original skit with some fresh stars like Sinbad and McKean plus a generous special effects budget fill in the gaps when the movie flags.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A thoroughly updated and nicely fleshed-out comedy that never quite makes you loose a molar laughing, but instead keeps solid little gags flowing throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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