December 23, 2013
Hanks is excellent and has a way with funny lines that marks him as one of the better droll comic actors, if given the right material. Here, writers Ken Levine and David Isaacs have provided the actors with solid jokes.
March 26, 2009
Promising premise and opening shortly descend into unduly protracted tedium.
January 26, 2006
A blas Hanks redeems this string of sexist, racist, comic clichs with winning charm. It's funny.
August 21, 2004
As a satire on the 1960s, the film, directed by Nicholas Meyer, is more sour than silly.
June 25, 2004
One of the better films from Hanks' minor-league, pre-"Big" career.
February 4, 2004
No Time After Time or Star Trek 6, but you gotta love Candy.
May 21, 2003
A little melancholy may blend with the laughter ''Volunteers'' draws at the expense of those earnest days when a President was urging people to ask what they could do for their country.