Here Comes the Boom Reviews

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October 20, 2018
The formulaic fight movie is boosted by the built-in energy of UFC events and the rock soundtrack... By the time the last fight starts the audience is totally invested, cringing with every blow and cheering each successful punch.
January 9, 2017
The way James, Rutten, and Winkler connect is engaging and amusing, and Here Comes the Boom is moderately successful on that chemistry alone. And if something can crack my cold, cold heart, that's a victory.
October 9, 2016
All in all, it's great family fun.
February 2, 2013
A lightweight action-comedy that only tries to entertain, but at least it meets that modest goal. And it knocks out lighter weight comedies like The School of Rock.
December 7, 2012
The highly likeable Kevin James headlines a highly likeable school/sports comedy lark in which he again plays a lovable oaf.
November 8, 2012
Daft but hard to dislike ...
November 7, 2012
Surprisingly enjoyable, thanks to strong comic performances, likeable characters and direction that gets the tone exactly right.
November 5, 2012
As an undemanding time-passer, Here Comes The Boom just about goes the distance.
October 23, 2012
Kevin James stars in the feel good movie of the year.
October 15, 2012
It will help a lot if you like Kevin James, because you're going to be spending the entire film with him, but he's a likeable guy and Here Comes the Boom puts its best assets to work and only occasionally falls victim to its worst instincts.
October 12, 2012
superior to Warrior in every way
October 12, 2012
Here Comes the Boom lets Kevin James strip off his shirt as well as his reliance on pratfall comedy.
October 12, 2012
Kevin James delivers solid entertainment with a surprisingly wide-ranging appeal in this unlikely mash-up of high-school education and ultimate fighting.
October 12, 2012
Kevin James transformed not only into a fighter, but also managed to perfect his lead role performance.
October 12, 2012
Teacher turns MMA fighter in tween-friendly comedy.
October 12, 2012
Better than you'd think.
October 12, 2012
The movie's no knockout, but it's sturdier and more fun than you'd expect.
October 12, 2012
Even a 4-year old can see the twists and turns coming a mile away, but everyone is so likable
October 12, 2012
A crowd pleaser about a biology teacher who gets into mixed martial arts fighting.
October 11, 2012
"Here Comes the Boom" plays it smart through appealing to its audience by acting like the class clown.
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