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The Muslims Are Coming Reviews

September 26, 2013
The film follows a group of Muslim-American comedians on a stand-up-and-public-relations tour who try to win over those skeptical of Muslims, one audience at a time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 26, 2013
This slight but entertaining documentary scores laughs along with its sociological points.
September 20, 2013
The comedy routines are so-so (though the falling-in-the-aisles reaction shots tell another story) and the comics' patchwork odyssey often derails into irrelevancies.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
September 19, 2013
This well-intentioned "docu-comedy" (as the filmmakers label it in publicity notes) is not very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 19, 2013
For better and for worse, this feels less like a feature film than a stretched-out Daily Show segment.
September 19, 2013
Viewers outside the tristate area may have their minds blown. The rest of us may be only mildly amused.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 19, 2013
Much of the stand-up material caught on camera has a ring of familiarity and settles for rehashing ethnic and religious stereotypes in new ways. But the best of it provides a perspective, and a punch, transcending the same old punch lines.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 17, 2013
It's an inarguably noble undertaking, one that's unfortunately timely, but the film often feels like a profane PSA.
September 13, 2013
Lobbing zingers at Islamophobes does not illuminate Islam.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 12, 2013
Some of the stand-up material is funny, but the interaction with audience members is priceless.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 12, 2013
Along the way, "The Muslims Are Coming!" addresses a myriad of issues within the Islamic community, including gender, race and religion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5