The Upside Reviews

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January 10, 2020
I hope people can take the time to see it and I hope this can lead Kevin Hart to take more roles that aren't just silly little man child comedies, like he's built his career off of.
August 17, 2019
The Upside is a career best for Kevin Hart, and combined with the talents of Bryan Cranston, the two of them lift the film up above its standard story of an unlikely friendship to create a genuinely moving viewing experience.
June 2, 2019
This American remake retains many of the elements that made the original such a smash and, as such, proves to be no better or worse than its mildly engaging predecessor.
April 19, 2019
The Upside holds itself together due to the chemistry of its leads. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 13, 2019
'The Upside' uplifts its audience.
March 1, 2019
The Upside has many regrets and much suffering, from more characters than usual. And maybe it's because, miraculously, the film is better than its cinematic profiling.
February 22, 2019
This is not much more than a light crowdpleaser, but when you've got two powerhouse performers like this it is very difficult not to find oneself at least temporarily charmed.
February 8, 2019
The Upside delivers pretty much what it says on the box - a solid buddy movie laced with equal parts drama and comedy.
February 7, 2019
The Upside is two hours of feel-good cinema that you'll probably forget about as soon as you leave the theatre and get hit by reality again, but it's worth the watch.
February 4, 2019
The laughs were in far more abundance than I anticipated, and all of that fun came alongside a story that moved me with honest performances.
February 3, 2019
Director Burger keeps the story flowing nicely, hitting all of the right emotional notes. A fine way to enter the new year!
February 2, 2019
At the end of the day, The Upside will leave you feeling great about life. If you have bucket list, you better get started on yesterday. Life can change in an instant and The Upside will remind you to leave no stone unturned.
January 31, 2019
They're able to change faces, locations and cities, but the story is still more or less the same. And the truth is that on all three occasions, the [film's] goal to entertain and amuse is achieved. [Full review in Spanish]
January 29, 2019
The film flows well and leaves a pleasant sensation despite the fact that it treads over predictable storylines. [Full Review in Spanish]
January 27, 2019
...the unmatchable chemistry between Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart saves this film. I would even go so far as to say that they elevate it.
January 23, 2019
The nagging feeling of its antiquated undertones hovers over the movie, but when it's good, it's rather good indeed - thanks to the sharp chemistry of Hart and Cranston.
January 23, 2019
This is definitely one of [Hart's] stronger films.
January 17, 2019
Kevin Hart's huge number of fans may push this film to early box-office success but eventually they are likely to toss it into the untouchable pile.
January 17, 2019
Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston make an engaging english language remake of The Intouchables about as good as you can expect, even if there is no other real reason for it.
January 16, 2019
Regardless of how it compares to its French predecessor, The Upside is a highly watchable film.
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