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Grown Ups 2 Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 10, 2013
As disposable and forgettable as its 2010 predecessor...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail
August 9, 2013
It's easy to be critical of films which have no aim other than to entertain, but if you're half way to Sandler's juvenile, rather sexist mentality you will find more comedy highlights than you'll be expecting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
August 9, 2013
No human being possesses the imaginative power to sufficiently lower his or her expectations to anticipate the sheer laziness of this putrid ensemble comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Siobhan Synnot
August 5, 2013
Unsuitable for all ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
August 1, 2013
This Happy Madison remedial-school version of 'This Is 40' is as insane and dumbfounding and worthy of WTF mock-cult status as 'The Room' or 'Manos, Hands of Fate,' even if it did earn $42 million its first weekend.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ken McIntyre
Total Film
July 30, 2013
The simplest way to put it is that if you liked the first Grown Ups, you will also like this one: it's an equally shameless, just-as shoddy, no-less depressing sprawl of 'life lessons' and fat gags.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Top Critic
Wesley Morris
July 29, 2013
These movies are about four friends -- played by comedians -- remembering what it was like to be young. How much better for an audience would it be if they remembered what it was like to make comedy?
Todd Jorgenson
July 22, 2013
The script feels aimless and desperate, even by its own aggressively sophomoric standards.
Rick Kisonak
Seven Days
July 22, 2013
Sandler and his pals are in the enviable position of having the muscle to do their thing for fun and profit.
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
July 19, 2013
The Land of Lazy can crown a new king because with Grown Ups 2 Adam Sandler has officially nabbed the throne.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
Jackie K. Cooper
July 18, 2013
Adam Sandler has made some warm and funny movies but this one is a mess from start to finish.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central
July 17, 2013
It's plotless, pointless, soulless, but worse than all of those things.... it's just NOT FUNNY!!!
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
July 15, 2013
Full of coarse excuses for humor and cruelty, 'Grown Ups 2' literally spews bile at its audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Kenneth R. Morefield
Christianity Today
July 14, 2013
Clearly this is the film to see if you have a long standing grievance about the way deer have been mistreated by humans and long to see them take their revenge.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
July 13, 2013
one long, smug, self-satisfied smirk at the audience
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Alexander Lowe
We Got This Covered
July 13, 2013
Just when it seemed like it couldn't get any worse for Adam Sandler, Grown Ups 2 underperforms its predecessor in every way imaginable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Radheyan Simonpillai
NOW Toronto
July 13, 2013
Sandler could very well have scribbled the script on the back of the cheque he and his co-writers were given in advance to produce a sequel, any sequel - just a movie with the number two in it - which happens to be the number of times you will laugh.
| Original Score: 1/5
Jeanne Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
July 13, 2013
There are NOT enough adjectives in the English language to describe this vile, disgusting excuse for a movie. If I can stop even one person from paying to see this crap, then I have done my job!
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
July 13, 2013
"Grown Ups 2"... will be hard to top as worst film of 2013, and is an instant contender for most worthless movie of the decade.
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
July 13, 2013
Sandler and his writing partners jump from one crude gag to the next without a trace of a plot or narrative sense. This would be OK if any of the jokes were remotely funny, but they're mostly retreads of the bad jokes from the first movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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