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Encino Man Reviews

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Silly teen comedy has some Neanderthal behavior.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
July 11, 2004
stupid but endearing
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
April 27, 2003
High-Spirited, no-holds barred fun.
| Original Score: 3/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
If you liked Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and the Wayne's World flicks, you should get guilty pleasure out of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Oz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Pauly Shore's finest hour.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
May 21, 2012
Encino Man is frighteningly dated, but it was never made to be timeless. I just wish the picture had more laughs or instinctive madness.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+

TV Guide
April 30, 2008
An amusing idea goes nowhere.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Lawrence Cohn
Variety
April 30, 2008
Low-budget quickie is insulting even within its own no-effort parameters.
March 24, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Depressingly witless.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 6, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 18, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 25, 2004
Dumb, dumb, dumb. Did someone say Pauly Shore?
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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Caryn James
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The real question is whether Dave and Stoney and Link are worthy heirs to Bill and Ted or Wayne and Garth. Not really.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
August 7, 2004
| Original Score: 0/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
June 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
January 9, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 23, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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