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Gone Fishin' Reviews

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July 28, 2017
I like this movie as a response to the throngs of people who have the gall to like movies that ere not good, but somehow are liked because they never try to be more than that. This movie is a bold and refreshing response to that kind of movie. It has so much courage in it just because it is terrible and it does so in a way that is completely terrible. Anyone who would give this movie a positive review is just doing so to be the one voice that does so. This movie is not unwatchable, but it takes a masochist to make it from beginning to end without walking out because of boredom. It has the balls to get Joe Pesci and Dannu Glover to act in this terrible film. It could have been the first and last movie made by a film school hack, but they got star power at the peak of their fame to act in it. A lot of people don't know this about the film but JJ Abrams was one of the writers of an early draft of this movie. This move should be dropped from planes to people on desert islands, because even the most hopeless and unmotivated/slothful soul would find a way off that island if this is all they had for entertainment.
April 27, 2017
This movie is a Cornball movie ... hilarious in its time , if you were looking for something serious ... suggestion judge yourself more serious , comedy skit Played to me very silly and entertaining, mind you this was back in "97" ... I personally enjoyed the movie ??
December 3, 2016
Amusing. On Blu-ray.
½ May 25, 2016
The professional reviews of this movie sound like they were made by snooty city slickers who have never been fishing in their lives like poorer people do. This movie was a light hearted trip to Florida and enjoyable by those who have had "less than good luck" on a long planned vacation. 4.5 stars
April 26, 2016
Two friends go on a fishing trip and don't find one laugh along the way.
½ April 26, 2016
Two men go on a fishing trip and everything that can go wrong does. Why? Because if nothing went wrong then it'd be a pointless trip. Okay, so it's still pointless.
April 2, 2016
A mix between Dumb And Dumber and something worse, but it's quite funny.
November 15, 2015
A few fun bits of slapstick can't salvage this underwritten and lax buddy comedy. Pesci and Glover are charismatic enough, but their characters are so dumb it's difficult to root for them and any sort of development is non-existent, mainly because of how thin the main plot is.
½ October 2, 2015
No plot,no laughs,no..well..anything really..
June 8, 2015
This movie is truly funny. The dialogue alone will have you cracking up. Great performances by all the cast. Ignore the critics.
May 13, 2015
Earnest but thoroughly dopey. 2 idiots go fishing and get wrapped up in Shenanigans; the end.
½ May 8, 2015
Love these two actors but not in this formulaic unfunny buddy comedy.
December 27, 2014
I don't care what these other critics say. This movie still is funny.
December 4, 2014
This film was terrible, and not because it's a nice light hearted comedy because I love them (grumpy old men type film) but this film tried too hard particularly with character development relationship and things along those lines that makes you cringe through this film.
½ October 5, 2014
Gone Fishin' sees Glover and Peschi join forces once again. Two old friends who go on an annual fishing trip and this time they go to the Ever Glades in Florida. Wherever they go disaster occurs and this is nothing different. Very slow at the start and not the best of films although you do get some laughs
½ September 18, 2014
This film is mildly amusing and is only funny when you wonder why you are watching it in the first place and can't think of a reason.
½ September 6, 2014
Though the film has its few funny moments, Gone Fishin' unfortunately suffers from a disastrous script and the wasted talent of the leading cast.
August 22, 2014
If you are looking for a quality and intriguing plot, this isn't where you will find it but it made me laugh real good
May 31, 2014
Joe Pesci does ok, but the rest of the film stunk. Ages 7+
May 5, 2014
This movie is one of the more annoying stupidest things I have ever seen....definitely Pecis worst movie. ...just annoying as hell and really really pointless. ...This is the lowest of lows for a buddy comedy.
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