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Head of State Reviews

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April 1, 2014
Rock is a man who continues to perpetuate stereotypes for the price of "comedy" and continues making one terrible film after the other.
December 24, 2010
Chris Rock runs for president.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 31, 2005
'...Along comes Chris Rock with "Head of State", a mild comedy...'
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 20, 2004
Not merely satisfied with stereotyping whites, Rock insists on taking shots at blacks, fat people, poor people and even spina bifida patients.
| Original Score: 1/4
July 18, 2004
Chris Rock suffers from painful verbal constipation in this PG-13 clunker. Hollywood, make it NC-17 when Chris and Bernie run for re-election.
January 26, 2004
Although a reheated formula, Head of State dishes out a few original laughs due to in part to the writing of Chris Rock.
Full Review | Original Score: 68/100
January 5, 2004
It may be an overly simplistic fantasy, but it's a funny one, and you won't find anything at the cineplex more relevant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 4, 2004
Rock serves as star, director, co-writer, and co-producer, so he can't point fingers at anyone else when the film loses its way.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 1/5
September 7, 2003
With the whole country watching him, Chris Rock has absolutely nothing of substance to say.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 8, 2003
Yes, and...?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 26, 2003
Like so many of his other films, it's still not the movie that Chris Rock's fans know he's capable of making.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
June 24, 2003
Another mediocre comedy from Chris Rock.
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 4, 2003
. . .no one has talked about prosecuting Chris Rock for his torture of a captive movie audience with his new film Head of State.
May 28, 2003
Isn't this the same sort of pandering, middle-brow movie that Chris Rock used to say really means things about in his stand-up act?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 16, 2003
Rather than grab the political bull by the horns -- as did Warren Beatty's Bulworth a few years back or Michael Moore's Bowling for Columbine a few months back -- Rock is content to merely make a comedy that, after a few trims of choice prof
| Original Score: 2.5/4
April 10, 2003
A missed opportunity.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 9, 2003
Head of State isn't very good, but there are some funny spots
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 6, 2003
It's not political satire, and it's also, unfortunately, not very funny.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
April 4, 2003
[Rock] seems to think that expanding his critiques to feature-length form requires a cookie-cutter white southern governor as the enemy and lots of "bling bling" style as a positive counterpoint.
April 3, 2003
A movie should be fun, this isn't.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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