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National Lampoon's Gold Diggers Reviews

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Justin Chang
Variety
March 31, 2009
By turns pointless and pointlessly mean-spirited.
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Time Out
August 16, 2007
The single punch line that sparks genuine laughter comes three minutes into the film; after that, these marriages are made in comedy hell.
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Hank Sartin
Chicago Reader
January 5, 2007
Nothing's quite so painful as failed comedy, and this atrocity is equivalent to a compound fracture.
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
September 20, 2004
This is the spectacularly inept directing debut of writer-producer Gary Priesler, who is said to have 12 other movies in development. God help us.
| Original Score: 0/4
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Jen Chaney
Washington Post
September 17, 2004
So stupefyingly hideous that after watching it, you'll need to bathe in 10 gallons of disinfectant, get a full-body scrub and shampoo with vinegar to remove the scummy residue that remains.
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Erik Lundegaard
Seattle Times
September 17, 2004
Don't waste your money. Please. Spare our culture some last semblance of dignity by ignoring National Lampoon's Gold Diggers altogether.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
September 17, 2004
Imagine a horrible parallel universe, where Pauly Shore is allowed to direct a remake of Harold and Maude.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
September 17, 2004
If National Lampoon's Gold Diggers ... had a single laugh in it, that laugh would die of loneliness.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
September 17, 2004
A shapeless mass of crude sight gags barely worthy of the new release shelf, let alone theatrical distribution.
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Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News
September 17, 2004
It all makes Nat Lamp's recent Van Wilder look like an instant classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Janice Page
Boston Globe
September 17, 2004
Not only is there nothing thoughtful or interesting about this latest ultra-crass contribution to the Lampoon shelf, there's not even anything very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
September 17, 2004
What could have been National Lampoon's Harolds and Maudes grows dumb and dumber.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Luke Sader
Hollywood Reporter
September 17, 2004
This cheap-looking, broad and ultimately unnecessary comedy makes John Landis' benchmark Animal House -- one of the earliest films to bear the National Lampoon brand name -- look like Lubitsch.
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Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News
September 16, 2004
A putative comedy that manages to degrade equally those on both sides of the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Achy Obejas
Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2004
For the most part, The Gold Diggers is not even chuckle-producing. At best, it might warm a cockle or two or provoke a bit of a smile.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Tim Appelo
L.A. Weekly
September 15, 2004
It's dead and deader than the worst standup on the worst night of the worst clone of the Comedy Store.