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Hot Fuzz Reviews

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April 29, 2014
It's a perfect spoof of the once popular action genre, that's highlighted by the chemistry of Pegg and Frost.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 19, 2014
Manages to find humor not just in the mundane existence of a small town but also in the overblown nature of action films. And, it works as an action movie on its own.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2011
Hot Fuzz, Edgar Wright's follow-up to his extremely popular zombie satire Shaun of the Dead (2004), improves on the latter's strong points in every conceivable way while drastically tightening up its weakest elements.
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
June 9, 2010
Works because they set out to make a faithful genre picture just as equally as a comedy. The film is even funnier because they never sacrifice plot or character for a laugh.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
April 18, 2010
From paying homage to Michael Bay's camera motions to kicking an old lady square in the kisser, this film holds nothing back and fires away with tons of laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
August 27, 2009
There's real fondness not just for the crash-a-tons being referenced, but also for a homey, practically imaginary England
October 18, 2008
The opening premise of Hot Fuzz is like the recipe for a simple concept comedy: overachieving cop in underachieving village, and it works to set the all important tone in this funnily ridiculous film.
September 4, 2008
The makers of Shaun of the Dead have done it again. This time they have combined a classic cop-buddy movie with a quaint town in England, and yes, laughs definitely ensue.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 7, 2008
It's overlong and not always precisely on target but neither self-congratulating nor condescending -- and a fine, funny contribution to English-American mutual amusement besides.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 5, 2008
... as if a cop movie spoof had been awkwardly rammed into a seriously splatter film, with a big, violent blowout finale to blur the lines between the two.
May 19, 2008
| Original Score: 4.5/5
October 31, 2007
Bad Boys meets Shaun of the Dead.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2007
... lives up to expectations even if it can't exceed the hype.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4.0
October 5, 2007
Yet another excellent mélange of movie genres from Britain's team of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 20, 2007
It's a movie that is literally, painfully funny, insofar as I occasionally laughed so hard that I thought my chest was about to collapse.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 18, 2007
It's such a vibrant goof, so full of love both for the movies and for its cast of ridiculous characters that you forgive it the odd soggy stretch.
July 23, 2007
Past a certain point, one requires more from smart and enthusiastic fans than a reiteration of their fanhood.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 19, 2007
With a fine image and sound transfer and a worthwhile collection of hearty extras, Hot Fuzz is now in the running for the title of DVD of the Year.
July 14, 2007
Mr. Wright is a talented filmmaker who has clearly studied the masters of the genre he's roasting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 9, 2007
Edgar Wright and co. aim their blazing automatics directly at the insularity, small-mindedness and tacit bigotry of little Britain.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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