Dinner for Schmucks Reviews

January 31, 2011
You know you're in trouble when the best thing in your movie is a bunch of dead rodents.
September 1, 2010
A decent cast wrestle with a crummy script in this loose and creaky Hollywood spin on Le Dner de Cons...
August 2, 2010
The movie has a slew of goofball moments that don't add up to a consistently hilarious outing.
July 30, 2010
With moments of fitful hilarity, the pairing of Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and a talented cast of secondary actors, there's plenty here to keep summer comedy fans satiated, if not entirely satisfied.
July 30, 2010
Pure, tasteless slapstick silliness with little on its mind beyond cheap yuks.
July 30, 2010
Dinner for Schmucks may be as broad as the proverbial groaning board, but Rudd and Carell bring out its most toothsome delights.
July 30, 2010
Veber's comic conceit, which stopped short of actually showing the dinner, doesn't really cross the Atlantic intact.
July 30, 2010
Dinner With Schmucks may actually be the funniest movie currently in the marketplace -- but that's pretty much by default.
July 30, 2010
All the disorderly or anarchistic possibilities of its premise get channeled back toward a message of symbolic pseudo-redemption, which is what Hollywood movies have to deliver at all costs.
July 30, 2010
This may not be the highest achievement of the director's art -- to exceed minimal expectations -- but it's an honorable one, and Roach makes the grade.