Stealing Harvard - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Stealing Harvard Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
With only an occasional laugh here and there, this is just another of the many stinky comedies to come around in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Director Bruce McCulloch tries to minimize the damage Green does, but even one frame of him would be too much.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Bill Stamets
Chicago Reader
February 26, 2007
Among the squandered supporting cast are Dennis Farina, Chris Penn, Megan Mullally, and Seymour Cassel.
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Weird, then, how the cast play as if holding their breath for the pay cheque.
Geoff Carter
Las Vegas Weekly
September 11, 2003
McCulloch stages his action as if he were still working on the two-walled sets he knew from Canadian television.
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
There is no real reason to see this unless you are related to someone involved in the project, and even then you might think pretty hard before you spend $9 and 90 minutes here.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Scott Weinberg
April 26, 2003
Stealing Harvard is a limp and lazy affair, and a flick that positively reeks of contractual obligation.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Danny Graydon
Empire Magazine
April 21, 2003
This is just lazy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Peter Bradshaw
March 25, 2003
Nothing can survive the toxic unfunniness of Green.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)
March 13, 2003
You'll just have your head in your hands wondering why Lee's character didn't just go to a bank manager and save everyone the misery.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003
The result is a corps of good actors stuck with feeble, unfunny material that could easily pass as a crime against the moviegoing public.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Mark Stevens
March 4, 2003
It's no-win stuff. It's not offensive enough to appeal to Green's (ever-decreasing) fan-base, nor witty enough to convince anyone else.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 16, 2003
This film tries so hard to be both charming and disgusting that it's almost painful to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
I suppose as long as there are teenage boys to shell out money for movie tickets, there will be movies like this to suck it up.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
January 8, 2003
There's a funny movie trapped somewhere inside Stealing Harvard, but the finished product offers only fleeting glimpses of it.
David Grove
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
The film is like a series of beginnings and middles that never take off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
November 16, 2002
There's just enough to Stealing Harvard to prevent it from being the worst movie of the year. But the few things that this movie has going for it have nothing to do with Tom Green.
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
October 25, 2002
Harvard and neices have nothing to do with this movie, it's just an excuse for 90 minutes of jokes
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rachel Deahl
Local Planet Weekly (Spokane, WA)
October 23, 2002
Seemingly a vehicle to showcase the Canadian's inane ramblings, Stealing Harvard is a smorgasbord of soliloquies about nothing delivered by the former Mr. Drew Barrymore.
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 3, 2002
"Stealing Harvard," from a one-joke premise by Peter Tolan, is about as fun as the current working climate at Tyco.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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