Wet Hot American Summer Reviews

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March 31, 2019
But even with its tackiness arched at an ironic angle, "Wet Hot American Summer's" long-term fate is to become at best a last-minute accessory to a Blockbuster night of pizza and beverages.
March 31, 2019
The title of this inventive absurdist comedy (2001) is meant to mislead-it's not a sex movie but a parody, and the loose feel is part of its genius.
March 31, 2019
Structured only by its time frame (the last day of camp) and total commitment to casualness, the movie feels tossed off in the most appealing way,
March 8, 2018
This shamefully underpromoted, gloriously silly romp made me laugh harder than any other movie this summer...this blissfully unimportant movie starts in a deceptively low key, gradually unveiling its total lunacy.
July 19, 2014
Where is Jason Voorhess, the hockey-masked killer of Camp Crystal Lake, when you really need him?
July 8, 2014
Hilarious but raunchy parody is filled with sex, profanity.
February 23, 2012
...has its moments, but considering the cast there should be far more of them.
July 28, 2011
The skewering of underdog sports clichs, horny teen staples and Vietnam-trauma melodrama is long overdue and perfectly irreverent in execution.
May 20, 2008
Fairly hilarious -- if still scattershot -- final reels will leave auds feeling they've gotten their money's worth.
July 23, 2007
This was always more or less destined to be a cult comedy, passed along enthusiastically on video/DVD.
July 14, 2007
The writers decided to load the film with a school busload of one-joke characters.
June 22, 2007
Have a good summer.
December 6, 2005
Few genres could lend themselves less readily to satire, much less a satire arriving 20 years too late... [but] one quality of comedy is that if it's funny, it needs no further justification, and Wet Hot American Summer is funny enough.
June 20, 2005
A dumb - and fitfully funny - send-up of an already dumb genre.
November 24, 2004
October 30, 2004
February 5, 2004
December 30, 2003
Destined to become a clut classic.
October 24, 2003
When the jokes work, they really work.
September 5, 2003
[Despite] some clever storylines and a few moments of comic genius, Summer is not only extremely unfunny, it's often downright repulsive.
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