Shallow Hal Reviews

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December 28, 2010
Romantic comedy is pretty tame for Farrelly Bros.
December 30, 2006
June 24, 2006
The film is not as funny as their best, but fascinates in the discomforting way it foregrounds the brothers' normally buried, facile moral dialectic.
December 6, 2005
February 13, 2003
There's just about enough charm and laughs here to keep Farrelly fans happy. Even the fat ones.
February 8, 2003
January 12, 2003
In delivering their message, the Farrelly Brothers seem to have compromised their nothing-is-sacred comedy spirit, but at least their hearts are in the right place.
October 30, 2002
October 14, 2002
When the final act descends into preachiness, it's nearly earned the indulgence.
August 17, 2002
The key to enjoying Shallow Hal is to discard as many expectations as you can about a Farelly Brothers film.
July 3, 2002
Shallow Hal is the most endearing portrait of outcasts since last year's Ghost World.
June 29, 2002
No comedy classic, but the Farrelly Brothers are on the right track here by bringing heart into their filmmaking. 'Shallow Hal's' deep message surprised me.
June 20, 2002
In the end it might be a little too nice for its own good, but by then we've fallen for these people hook, line and sinker.
June 10, 2002
although the ad campaign makes it appear the movie is an outrageous attack on the obese, in truth "Hal" saves its sharpest jabs for the small-minded and mean-spirited.
March 5, 2002
February 14, 2002
si lo que buscan son guarradas gratuitas y humor corporal, quiz salgan contrariados, o hasta algo confundidos con el tono moral y la idea central que expresa la pelcula.
February 10, 2002
February 4, 2002
Disguised as a gross-out comedy simply in order to get made, it's a heartfelt portrait of living in our own skin.
February 2, 2002
This time they've added some heart and insight and cut back on the gross-out humor.
November 28, 2001
tackles the beauty mythos with both humor and sensitivity that may surprise those who think only of body-fluid jokes when they think of the Farrellys
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