How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Reviews

February 27, 2004
Has an unusually high ratio of laughs per minute.
March 1, 2002
Falsehoods pile up, undermining the movie's reality and stifling its creator's comic voice.
February 22, 2002
Kenneth Branagh's energetic sweet-and-sour performance as a curmudgeonly British playwright grounds this overstuffed, erratic dramedy in which he and his improbably forbearing wife contend with craziness and child-rearing in Los Angeles.
February 22, 2002
... comes alive only when it switches gears to the sentimental.
February 22, 2002
Audiences conditioned to getting weepy over saucer-eyed, downy-cheeked moppets and their empathetic caretakers will probably feel emotionally cheated by the film's tart, sugar-free wit.
February 22, 2002
A wordy wisp of a comedy.
February 22, 2002
Neighbor's Dog operates at a consistent chuckle pitch that frequently gives way to guffaws.
February 19, 2002
As crimes go, writer-director Michael Kalesniko's How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog is slight but unendurable.
February 15, 2002
Branagh, in his most forceful non-Shakespeare screen performance, grounds even the softest moments in the angry revolt of his wit.