Jun 12, 2017
Every so often in comedy, the filmmakers will get into a creative groove in which every scene is imaginative, almost unhinged and completely successful. This happens in Mike and Dave.
Oct 10, 2016
What can you say about a Hollywood comedy that features a "comedy" second-act rape sequence in a massage parlour?
Aug 14, 2016
Showing girls being just as crass and idiotic as their male counterparts is not quite the equality we should be aiming for.
Aug 12, 2016
It's like riding a roller coaster fueled by Red Bull and grain alcohol: kind of gross but pretty fun, too.
Aug 11, 2016
Give the film this much: it's egalitarian in its imbecility.
Aug 11, 2016
Enjoyably sleazy but absurdly contrived.
Aug 9, 2016
The actresses are dynamite, Kendrick in particular, each lighting up the screen with a ferocious glee that's inspiring. But gosh did I find a lot of this tiresome.
Aug 8, 2016
Like watching an interesting hot person waste time on his embarrassingly mediocre, unfunny friends.
Aug 4, 2016
A strong cast can't rescue the repetitively crude and recklessly derivative material. Mike and Dave need a lot more help than in merely finding wedding dates.
Jul 18, 2016
A fine cast goes to waste in this risk-free and clich-riddled comedy, loosely based on a true story.
Jul 9, 2016
A hard-R comedy that wants badly to push buttons and shock/amuse us with its wink-wink "dirty" jokes, four- and ten- and twelve-letter words, and graphic sexual references, unaware that while dirty can be funny, dirty does not necessarily EQUAL funny.
Jul 9, 2016
has the jumpy exuberance of a puppy that won't stop humping your leg. It's a bummer that the jokes don't land often enough.
Jul 9, 2016
There's nothing clever here. The filmmakers believe that broad, obvious gags, pratfalls, and profanity-laced tirades are inherently funny. They're not.
Jul 8, 2016
Doesn't even convincingly craft its own internal reality. There are no rules or character motivations, words come out of Zac Efron's mouth when it isn't moving, and Anna Kendrick's wig changes color seemingly at random.
Jul 8, 2016
You never quite believe these women belong with Devine and Efron's Hollywood-generic douche bags -- it feels like a failure of the script, if not the entire industry. If you don't think about it too hard, you won't hate it.
Jul 8, 2016
It's possible I saw it on the wrong night, in the wrong mood. But I'm fed up with the cheap laziness of this strain of comedy.
Jul 8, 2016
The movie goes for a bawdy, "outrageous" vibe and big laughs, which it lands less than half the time.
Jul 7, 2016
The movie's real value is that it's crude and funny for no defensible reason.
Jul 7, 2016
Your ability to appreciate the result of this unstoppably bro-tastic marketing juggernaut will depend entirely on your tolerance for bro humor.
Jul 7, 2016
Two idiots need dates; they get them.