Down and Derby - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Down and Derby Reviews

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Top Critic
Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly
April 14, 2005
It's when adults with whitewashed notions of childhood get hold of a camera that kiddie fare -- like this uninspired effort from writer-director Eric Hendershoot -- goes limp.
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
April 14, 2005
Down and Derby is a benign but good-hearted family comedy that offers a gender-switch on stage moms: derby dads.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
April 14, 2005
It's too predictable and TV-movie generic to appeal to anyone older than, say, 5.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 14, 2005
An amiable, albeit somewhat lame family film.
| Original Score: C
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
April 14, 2005
Might make for a foul-weather-time waster on Nickelodeon, the Fox Family Network or even the Disney Channel, but on the big screen it's a hapless, hopeless bore.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
April 14, 2005
Germann is the whole show here, which might not be so bad if he played to his quirky strengths. Instead, he's stuck playing Tim Allen
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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