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Rebound Reviews

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Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Joshua Land
Village Voice
July 6, 2005
Lawrence coasts on star power, genially sending up his bad-boy persona.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
July 5, 2005
It's a ready cinematic babysitter for harried moms and dads who need some weekend downtime detox from the brood.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5

Film Threat
July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
July 1, 2005
Goes along pleasantly.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
July 1, 2005
Lawrence and the kids find a common groove, and validate their casting.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
July 1, 2005
This movie is funny with just the right mix of underdog sports, comedy, and charm. Yes, it's predictable, but it's also fun entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Michael Booth
Denver Post
July 1, 2005
A reasonably fun family comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
July 1, 2005
For all its predictability, though, Rebound turns out to be a fun movie for the kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
July 1, 2005
Despite the lack of originality, the movie is affable enough, thanks to some canny casting.
Top Critic
Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News
June 30, 2005
Rebound doesn't break new ground in the kids-reform- the-big- bad-guy formula. But it does offer a fun if familiar ride, thanks to Mr. Lawrence's deadpan comedic talents and some cute misfit kids.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Cole Smithey
April 16, 2009
Even the teenaged misfit audiences to whom "Rebound" is targeted will lose patience with the film's uninspired gags and lazy writing.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
An adequate video babysitter, but kids and parents alike would have a better time simply rewatching The Bad News Bears.
Chelsea Bain
Boston Herald
October 21, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Weinberg
December 10, 2005
Frankly I wouldn't be surprised if Rebound was written, shot, edited, and released over the course of ... let's be generous and say three weeks.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Michael Dequina
July 19, 2005
Will probably go down someplace in the cinema history books, as it is the first film in which star Martin Lawrence never goes "DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMN!"
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)
July 14, 2005
Why would such a talent as Martin Lawrence make a totally useless, inane movie? I'm guessing that, as usual, money talks.
Full Review| Original Score: .5/4
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
July 13, 2005
It took no fewer than five writers to come up with this dull, harmless re-tread of The Bad News Bears.
Susan Granger
July 9, 2005
Every cliche-filled line and plot element comes from other, better movies, so why not wait for the upcoming remake of "Bad News Bears"?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
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