Scrooged Reviews

November 19, 2019
It's not a bad notion for a satiric comedy and this one begins well, but then veers entirely out of hand until it's as over-inflated as its own Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come and as funny as a mugging.
November 27, 2007
Tacky in the extreme, this self-congratulatory 1988 film is an exercise in hypocrisy, indulging every form of Christmas exploitation that it pretends to attack, and many of the laughs are forced.
November 27, 2007
A number of talented actors appear, but only a few are able to make much of a mark given their limited screentime.
November 27, 2007
An appallingly unfunny comedy, and a vivid illustration of the fact that money can't buy you laughs.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
Rowdy stuff for the light in head.
May 12, 2005
February 8, 2005
April 30, 2004
Forgetable holiday offering with Murray at his least inspired.
May 20, 2003
In spite of the jokes at the expense of television-network censors, there's very little in the film, aside from naughty words, that wouldn't be perfectly acceptable on prime-time television.
March 18, 2003
Made in the crappy Murray years between CADDYSHACK and RUSHMORE. A few laughs, but mostly forgettable.
February 12, 2003
Good idea that never fully plays itself out.
February 6, 2003
January 1, 2000
If Donner and his team had any interest in the story's message, they've picked a puzzling way to show it.
January 1, 2000
It was obviously intended as a comedy, but there is little comic about it, and indeed the movie's overriding emotions seem to be pain and anger.