The Mod Squad (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Mod Squad (1999)

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Critic Consensus: A sodden, overly stylized mess that's even less compelling than a TV episode.

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In this film, Police Capt. Adam Greer finds three young people on their way to jail and gives them a choice: instead of going to jail, they can become a special undercover unit. This "Mod Squad" encounters a major problem when some drugs disappear from the police evidence locker.

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Cast

Richard Jenkins
as Mothershed
Holmes Osborne
as Mr. Cochrane
Dey Young
as Mrs. Cochrane
Stephen Kay
as Bald Dude
Bodhi Elfman
as Gilbert--Skinny Freak
Monet Mazur
as Howard's Girlfriend, Sally
Steve Chambers
as Howard's Muscle
Thomas J. Huff
as Howard's Muscle
Gary McLarty
as Howard's Muscle
Carmen Llywellyn
as Alley Prostitute
Pilar Biggers
as Pickup Girl
Khristian Lupo
as Tiffany's Boyfriend
Joey Day
as Billy's Other Girlfriend
Dean Marsico
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for The Mod Squad

All Critics (52) | Top Critics (14)

This latest bigscreen retrofitting of a vintage TV series (1968-73) feels like the most shameless effort yet in the renewed exploitation of the youth market.

September 9, 2009 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

An exercise in robotic filmmaking.

January 5, 2007 | Full Review…
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A flawed fraud, a youth movie so disjointed, witless and condescending that it's painful to watch.

April 25, 2003
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Plays like a 90-minute version of the old television show. That's not necessarily bad.

June 18, 2002 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

A great-looking picture that zips along with grace, light on its feet but possessed of just enough gravity to allow us to take its people rather than its old TV series premise seriously.

February 14, 2001 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

If the makers of the new Mod Squad had really studied their source material, they would have noticed how weak it was to begin with, and ended this mess after 60, rather than 94, minutes of pain.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…
Village Voice
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Mod Squad

Worth watching, good friday night film for a treat when need entertaining.

Alexander Wilson
Alexander Wilson

Super Reviewer

one of the most god awful wastes of film ever

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Pretty good.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

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