• R, 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Reginald Hudlin
    In Theaters:
    May 3, 1996 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 1, 2004
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Opening

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100% Boyhood Jul 11
11% Rage Jul 11
26% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

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92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
53% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

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The Great White Hype Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 27, 2005
Clint Morris
Moviehole

A knockout comedy...Peter Berg is a trip!

| Original Score: 3/5

March 11, 2005
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Breezy, biting fun.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3/4

January 8, 2005
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

February 17, 2003
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

| Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

May 3, 1996
Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com

The joke is often funny and the actors all look like they're having fun, but it's still a one-joke movie that falls short of its potential

| Original Score: 2/5

September 10, 2005
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

| Original Score: 2/5

July 29, 2005
Derek Smith
Cinematic Reflections

| Original Score: 2/5

October 24, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

| Original Score: 1/5

June 11, 2004
Oz
Hollywood Bitchslap

| Original Score: 2/5

March 3, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 2/5

August 22, 2003
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Full Review | Original Score: 2/10

May 15, 2003
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

| Original Score: 1/5

January 20, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

Full Review Source: Cinematter | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
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As satire, Hype dares to play the race card but folds too soon.

| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000

Variety
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March 26, 2009
Derek Adams
Time Out
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June 24, 2006
Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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May 12, 2001
Jack Mathews
Los Angeles Times
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February 14, 2001
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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January 1, 2000

Washington Post
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January 1, 2000
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

January 1, 2000
Barry Walters
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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