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The Babymakers Reviews

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April 9, 2016
For the creators of "Super Troopers" and "Beerfest," two comedies with devoted followings, "The Babymakers" is a pretty serious setback.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 2, 2012
Even those with the lowest enjoyment threshold for knuckle-dragging comedies will be hard-pressed to find joy in this impotent misfire from director Jay Chandrasekhar.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 2, 2012
You know Chandrasekhar is half-invested when even a montage of blows to the crotch (with each hit a potential cause of our hero's "lazy sperm") feels completely phoned in.
August 2, 2012
"The Babymakers" has a stronger narrative arc than Broken Lizard's previous films, but that doesn't better serve the gross-out sight gags or the flat one-liners.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 2, 2012
Although I am aware sperm is a precious bodily fluid, I don't find it an especially funny one, and when a character spills half of the deposits in a sperm bank and then slips around on the floor like a clown on ice, I'm not laughing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 5, 2012
The sole function served by this motion picture is to illustrate how not to frame jokes in movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 3, 2012
The only moments where The Babymakers provides any kind of comic lift come when talented improvisers like Faxon, Heffernan, Chandrasekhar and Aisha Tyler clearly go off-book and noodle their way into something that's actually amusing.
July 29, 2012
A safe, laugh-free exercise that gets to have its fun, such as it is, because it's all in the service of the most conservative notions of domestic normality.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 2, 2012
A movie to flee from with an agonized shriek.
Full Review | Original Score: 1
August 11, 2012
In short, the movie's not funny enough or serious-minded enough to warrant 95 minutes of your time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 31, 2012
Munn has proved on TV that she has solid timing, but she does little here other than look pretty and, when the plot calls for it, outraged.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 11, 2012
Chandrasekhar's first tentative venture towards something slightly more sincere is undermined by his irresistible urge to take the piss out of every sequence that might have been played even remotely seriously
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 3, 2012
"The Babymakers" is amazing in its complete lack of comedy, nearly satirical in its rejection of levity and full-on embrace of mediocrity.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 22, 2013
Full Review | Original Score: C
August 16, 2012
A film of limited effort, slowly sealing off its potential the longer it lingers on lackluster comedy in a manner that's become habitual to Chandrasekhar and his cronies.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
July 25, 2012
Olivia Munn is fun to look and, but you'd never guess at how talented Paul Schneider really is from the looks of this comic travesty.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
August 3, 2012
Every so often a movie comes along that's so lame, you can almost make out a "What the hell am I doing here?" thought bubble over an actor's head.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
August 3, 2012
Crude, mostly unimaginative comedy is meant for adults.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 7, 2013
Wants to appeal to the fan base of Broken Lizard desperately, but also wants to service the audience that loves movies from Garry Marshall or Rob Reiner...
October 1, 2012
A romcom that fumbles for heart in the gutter, and finds only glib gags.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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