Fun With Dick and Jane - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Fun With Dick and Jane Reviews

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Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
January 1, 2006
Slumming with Jim and Tea.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
December 31, 2005
Carrey delivers farce when what is needed is satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
December 31, 2005
Carrey, in particular, seems to be working overtime in an effort to elicit laughs from some decidedly underwhelming material.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 31, 2005
Anyone who likes comedy with an edge will be disappointed at the way this film abandons its clever premise.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
December 30, 2005
It didn't totally suck.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
December 28, 2005
Like a piece of rancid gorgonzola cheese, this oozed its way into theaters as part of the holiday festivities (I guess Columbia Pictures was out of lumps of coal).
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Mike Sage
Peterborough This Week
December 28, 2005
Don't waste our time with sentimental homeless crap
Full Review| Original Score: 2/5
Jackie K. Cooper
December 27, 2005
Carrey's exhuberance blows Leoni off the screen, and that is not a good thing. The movie is about Dick AND Jane!
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
December 27, 2005
The movie starts off silly, soon becomes funny and then skyrockets into irrepressible hilarity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
December 27, 2005
The title holds true for about 20 minutes or so in the middle of director Dean Parisot's loose remake of the 1977 Jane Fonda-George Segal vehicle ...
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
December 27, 2005
Fun With Dick & Jane offers the faintly depressing sight of Jim Carrey, like Dick Harper, doing whatever it takes to earn his supper.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
December 27, 2005
No, a remake of "Fun With Dick and Jane" wasn't necessary. But it's a funny, pleasant enough way to enjoy 90 minutes.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
December 26, 2005
A tepid and uninventive remake
Full Review| Original Score: C-
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
December 25, 2005
Fun with Dick and Jane feels like a toothless financial fable desperately trying to weed out its satirical naughtiness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
December 24, 2005
The material is so inherently loaded, the glib portrait is too glaring.
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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
December 24, 2005
Fun with Dick and Jane produces a handful of big laughs - big enough to make it worth a recommendation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
December 24, 2005
Laughing at Dick and Jane in savings-account free fall is funny for awhile, but when the script equates Dick's problems with the plight of Mexican migrant workers, the laughs take on a bitter aftertaste.
| Original Score: 2/4
James Verniere
Boston Herald
December 24, 2005
An uninspired remake of the 1977 film with George Segal and Jane Fonda.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Hanh Nguyen
December 24, 2005
Only fun if you lower your expectations or catch it two years later on TV when you're out of work and can't afford to pay the price of admission for a funnier movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 23, 2005
Instead of being a satire of the boom-time keeping up with the Joneses, it morphs into more of a "consumption is king" reaffirmation of that dangerous attitude...would be funnier if it hadn't hurt so many people.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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