Overboard Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 19, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
December 24, 2002
Mediocre in every way. Memorable only because of whimsical camp value.
| Original Score: 2/5
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
August 1, 2011
Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are truly the only reasons to keep watching this otherwise flaccid comedy, which feels static when it should zing and oppressive when it should soar.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
August 4, 2011
Marshall's sunny, sitcomedic comedies tend to be kinda bad but also compulsively watchable, and this one's no exception... [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
February 18, 2007
| Original Score: 2/5
Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com
October 20, 2005
Kurt Russell abuses Goldie Hawn into becoming a better, more caring woman? Who thinks this stuff is funny? Lots of people, unfortunately.
| Original Score: 1/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
September 24, 2003
Not rotten, so surprisingly good in its mediocrity.
| Original Score: 2/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 2, 2004
Professionally done romantic comedy, but not worth the bother.
| Original Score: 2/5
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
December 20, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
If there's an amnesia movie worse than Overboard, it slips my mind.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
While the prospect of watching Miss Hawn play a rude, nasty socialite is appealing, and even the transformation to homebody is a funny idea, Overboard winds up taking things too far.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 28, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A warm and funny movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
August 24, 2010
'80s comedy has some iffy stuff for PG; won't interest kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 28, 2004
Overboard is a dizzy comedy about the ways in which wealth insulates the rich from the simple pleasures of life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
October 27, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
February 11, 2012
Solid, fun entertainment that continued to show an appreciative public that Hawn was more than a ditzy blonde.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
A good screwball comedy.
| Original Score: 3/5

Film4
May 24, 2003
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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