Getting Even With Dad Reviews

July 25, 2014
The film should have been a roller coaster ride; instead, watching it is like trudging through a swamp.
May 28, 2013
The new summer movies don't get much more formulaic than this bald attempt to capture the audience that can't wait to see the next three or four installments of Home Alone.
May 28, 2013
This seems to be the work not of screenwriters but of Hollywood marketing executives who believe movies are popular because they tell audiences what they want to hear.
May 28, 2013
It's all a bit smug and suspect.
May 28, 2013
Tone: Home Alone-style slapstick with occasional (almost random) heart-tugging.
July 6, 2010
Neither Macaulay Culkin nor Ted Danson has improved his luck in selecting projects with this schizophrenic comedy.
June 24, 2006
The script is formula and so is the direction, which leaves the acting.
May 20, 2003
Perhaps blackmail isn't an easy subject to warm up to, or robbery the best ground to rebuild a relationship on, but with a little care, some added ingredients and a bit more spice, Getting Even With Dad could have been a satisfying [film].
January 1, 2000
The dysfunctional family in this film is little more than a shameless plot device to introduce a lame father/son bonding adventure.
January 1, 2000
Here is a movie with broad ambitions: It wants to be a caper, a comedy, a romance, and a showcase for MacAulay Culkin. That's too much of a stretch.
January 1, 2000
Who, exactly, is supposed to fall for this stuff?
January 1, 2000
It's so monotonously unimaginative that it practically qualifies as child abuse.
June 17, 1994
It probably sounded terrific in the pitch meeting.