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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Reviews

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
January 23, 2014
There's a documentary-like pleasure in watching so many legends of comedy share the screen... along with the disappointment of watching so many very funny people fail to be funny at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
November 1, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
August 21, 2002
An overblown elephant of a comedy. Not very funny and dated.
| Original Score: 2/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 30, 2002
A huge cast wasted in this interminable mess
| Original Score: 2/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
April 18, 2014
For every inspired set-piece, there are one or two that don't work, making this a frequently frustrating watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Michael Dequina
December 28, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
February 11, 2005
Bloated mega-comedy best for its many cameos
| Original Score: 2/5
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
November 7, 2007
Stanley Kramer strikes out again with this elephantine 1963 attempt at uproarious comedy.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 3, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
April 18, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Cole Smithey
December 5, 2005
This movie defines the words "comic romp."
| Original Score: 5/5
Cole Smithey
January 22, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] A classic example of the Screwball Comedy genre.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Variety Staff
November 7, 2007
The comic competition is so keen that it is impossible to single out any one participant as outstanding.
Christopher Null
February 13, 2001
The ensuing adventures stretch the definition of the word madcap.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
February 17, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 2, 2001
Favorite line: "Why don't we just shoot 'em down and be through with it.
| Original Score: 7/10
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
December 11, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
Phil Hall
Film Snobbery
December 12, 2010
What can you say about a comedy where the Three Stooges are the most sedate people on screen?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
July 23, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
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