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Pineapple Express Reviews

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Simon Miraudo
October 21, 2014
High-ly recommended.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Ali Gray
October 14, 2012
Given that cast, crew and audience were and will be baked throughout, Pineapple Express just about earns itself a pass.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express
August 15, 2011
This is possibly the first time a blackened, burnt corpse is played for laughs. It all flows by like so much sugar water.
Stella Papamichael
Digital Spy
July 14, 2011
In the end, that feel-good factor overrides occasional moments of discomfort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union
December 24, 2009
The movie runs red with both blood and cherry Slushies ... There's also more male affection on display here than, well, since 'Superbad' and that cowboy movie that people still complain to me about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Anders Wotzke
October 31, 2009
Enjoyable, but probably only as funny as it thinks it is if you're as high as Judd Apatow's salary.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
January 13, 2009
I'm happy anyway to see that Green can wield his considerable skill in a completely different form, with the result being such a fun movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Jolene Mendez
Entertainment Spectrum
January 4, 2009
Definitely can not be compared to Superbad or Knocked Up, but another secure comedy brought to use by both Seth Rogen and Judd Apatow.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
December 19, 2008
More an inconsistent collection of gags and skits than a cohesive feature, but the highs are funny and the lows hard to get worked up about, so we still walk away smiling.
Read More | Original Score: 72/100
Matthew Turner
September 12, 2008
Pineapple Express is a highly entertaining, offbeat comedy-thriller that has Future Cult Movie written all over it. Recommended.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

The Sun (UK)
September 12, 2008
This is a Class A comedy about Class B drugs. It has a Rizla-thin plot but Camberwell-carrot sized laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Daily Mirror (UK)
September 12, 2008
Pineapple Express descends from patchy comedy to decidedly daft action send-up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jamie Graham
Total Film
September 12, 2008
The Freaks And Geeks boys prove that weedy action men are where it's at. Pineapple Express sometimes zones out but mostly blows minds and inspires some delirious giggles. Like the titular grass, really.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rich Phippen
Sky Movies
September 12, 2008
As stoner comedies go, it's of a high enough grade for even Cheech & Chong themselves to put it in a Rizla and smoke it.
Leigh Singer
September 12, 2008
More half-baked than Superbad or Knocked Up but still solidly entertaining, if unnecessarily violent, and with a great performance from James Franco.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Tom Huddlestone
Time Out
September 12, 2008
But there's still time for a gloriously unexpected coda, a moment of quiet reflection and narrative ingenuity that confirms 'Pineapple Express' as the finest comedy of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6

Empire Magazine
September 12, 2008
Fans of David Gordon Green, you may well leave feeling confused. Fans of daft laughs and James Franco, you're in for one of the funniest comedies of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Victor Olliver
September 11, 2008
It shouldn't be funny. It has drugs, immature grown men, car chases, guns - even a modern remake of Mary Poppins would get this lot in nowadays. But you'll laugh.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Mike Sage
Peterborough This Week
September 9, 2008
Another winner from the Apatow factory, this is a stoner comedy that soars.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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