Meet Dave

2008, Comedy/Kids & family, 1h 30m

102 Reviews 100,000+ Ratings

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Easy gags and slack direction drag this occasionally clever alien-out-of-planet comedy down to unimaginative lows. Read critic reviews

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Dave Ming Chang (Eddie Murphy) is the ultimate fish out of water. Even though he's just arrived in New York, that doesn't explain his odd behavior or disjointed locomotion. The outside Dave is actually a spaceship, controlled by a crew of tiny aliens, and modeled after their captain. As the crew contends with a slew of physical challenges, such as eating, drinking and excreting, they begin to experience profound emotional changes as well.

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  • Nov 21, 2012
    Way better than most of the reviews I read, Eddie does a good job but it's nothing on his earlier films.
    Jamie C Super Reviewer
  • Apr 29, 2012
    [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] If it didn't depend on dozens of cliche's I might have actually enjoyed it. There are some funny moments in Meet Dave but still it's an odball, unoriginal and kind of creepy movie. It's not terrible, it's not as bad as Daddy Day Care or Norbit but it's still highly average and a massive misfire for children's taste due to some scary moments and a considerable amount of violence.
    Directors C Super Reviewer
  • Jan 02, 2011
    Very funny and endearing childrens film, pity it was only in the theaters for about 2 weeks
    Michael E Super Reviewer
  • May 17, 2010
    A very funny Movie Far More then I expected. I laughed all through the movie. Eddie Murphy played an excellent part. Elizabeth Banks was simply beautiful. A great family movie, nothing that can be shown to any age, clean throughout. 4 1/2 stars
    Bruce B Super Reviewer

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