Night School Reviews

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January 10, 2020
An enjoyable comedy that's held back by too many minutes and poor pacing in the middle.
October 29, 2019
Night School has a strong comedic cast lead by Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, but even the two of them combined can't save the film from its weak script.
July 18, 2019
An ideal movie starring Hart and Haddish would make them comedic equals along the lines of Cheech & Chong or Laurel & Hardy. Instead, they're more like Martin & Lewis, Abbott & Costello and Groucho/Chico/Harpo & Zeppo.
July 12, 2019
The supporting cast had funnier moments than the leads.
May 7, 2019
This silly film doesn't gloss over the embarrassment that comes with learning challenges, and the commitment required to overcome this adversity.
May 2, 2019
Could've been a more consistently enjoyable comedy as opposed to the hit and often miss product it ultimately plays out as.
April 11, 2019
The premise, though promising, isn't very original, and director Malcolm D. Lee's execution isn't very inventive.
March 20, 2019
Try as he might, director Malcolm D. Lee can't recapture the near-transcendent raunchiness of his hard R-rated Girls Trip within the softer, cuddlier PG-13 formula.
February 25, 2019
I enjoy Kevin Hart on occasion and it seemed like a cute premise. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the film.
February 20, 2019
Little more than a collection of uninspired plot points and go-nowhere improvs that have been edited together almost at random, this is a film that somehow manages to be even more listless, lifeless and mirthless than the trailers hyping it suggest.
February 6, 2019
"Night School" could have been better. A LOT better. Instead, we get a meandering story where the plot is sparse and the jokes are even sparser.
January 28, 2019
Generic, messy, flat, over-extended and all-too-earnest, running for nearly two hours with sentiment and silliness where its scant narrative should be
January 26, 2019
Night School has all the trappings of the usual Kevin Hart movie, but his brand of over-the-top, self-deprecating humor is in top form.
January 1, 2019
Unlike Hart's other high-concept comedies, there is simply not enough laughs or character development to give Night School a passing grade.
December 22, 2018
The film's messages of never giving up and working hard to triumph over adversity are good life lessons but are buried under a bland, unfunny, generic shell.
November 23, 2018
The energy and laughs of this low-brow comedy come from the upbeat banter between the irrepressible Kevin Hart and the splendid Tiffany Haddish.
November 5, 2018
Any film that celebrates the value of education and its ability to improve one's prospects deserves major kudos. Kevin Hart has a huge black audience in the US so it seems he's keen to work in some positive messaging amidst all the pratfalls.
November 2, 2018
If I were to attend to a night school such as the one portrayed in this film, I would be down on my knees, pleading until my throat bleeds to be expelled from the class, because Night School is one of the most insufferable comedies of the year.
October 27, 2018
Ultimately, Night School's biggest crime is how bland it is. It's difficult to care about anything that happens, because the jokes are so flat, the characters so dull.
October 25, 2018
Overall, Night School is full to the brim of gags and goofy antics but a lack of empathy for the characters whose motivations are inconsistent and sometimes flawed means that the comedy is not always effective.
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