Grown Ups Reviews

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January 31, 2011
Grown Ups is the perfect poster child for this maddening summer of movie mediocrity.
September 1, 2010
Despite some passable gags and a whole posse of middle-aged funnymen, Denis Dugan's comedy is about the least grown-up movie you could see.
August 26, 2010
If root canal surgery feels too childish a torment, may we direct your attention to this ghastly celebrity roast in the guise of a boisterous family comedy.
August 26, 2010
The male fantasy of cheerleader spouse, well-adjusted kids and expanding waistline.
July 6, 2010
Lazy is the word.
June 25, 2010
It's not so hilarious that you need to rush to see it but not so bad that you will suffer unduly if you take a chance on its more-or-less family friendly charms.
June 25, 2010
Grown Ups delivers precious few laughs for the sheer volume of comedy talent on offer.
June 25, 2010
Chris Rock, call your agent.
June 25, 2010
Now, after that brief time out for a breath of honesty, Adam is back to lining his pockets again.
June 25, 2010
It's total garbage.
June 25, 2010
It's a crude and decent-hearted outing.
June 25, 2010
Feels like the work of people who sat around a table for an hour or so tossing around hackneyed comic notions, then decided to slap them onto the screen and hope for the best.
June 25, 2010
Ever been around a group of friends who crack each other up while you stand to the side and scratch your head?
June 25, 2010
From each obvious setup to its hoary payoff, Grown Ups hews faithfully to its formula...
June 25, 2010
When Grown Ups star and co-writer Adam Sandler repeatedly slapped Rob Schneider in the face with a dehydrated banana, I was jealous of Schneider, who suffered less than I did getting slapped upside the head by this rotting fruit of a comedy.
June 25, 2010
During "Grown Ups," I felt a deep sadness every time the audience laughed and the sounds of their chuckles turned into the ringing of the cash register, and all I thought was a grim, simple truth: This, America, is why we can't have nice things.
June 25, 2010
Harmless, but dull.
June 25, 2010
The script, credited to -- or, better, blamed on -- Sandler and collaborator Fred Wolf, never builds. In fact, it mostly consists of the comics cracking each other up. And it's not a party we're ever invited to.
June 24, 2010
The new Adam Sandler comedy has all the charm of a home movie that does not star your own family, which means it's overly sentimental, filled with you-had-to-be-there moments, bad jokes and even worse camera angles.
June 24, 2010
You find yourself chuckling at a lonely gag that halfway works -- not that I can remember any right now -- and end up shivering with cold sweat, convinced that watching Grown Ups has permanently damaged your sanity and intelligence.
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