Wet Hot American Summer - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Wet Hot American Summer Reviews

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August 31, 2001
I want to escape, / Oh, Muddah Faddah-- / Life's too short for cinematic torture.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 2, 2001
January 6, 2002
This is supposed to be funny? It was so depressing I almost started to cry.
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
July 27, 2001
The writing here is rarely funny, and often trite and predictable.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 28, 2001
Never before have I seen a movie try so hard to be deliberately awful -- and succeed so wildly.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 24, 2001
It's a comedy without a map.
July 26, 2001
Often it's funny, and often it isn't.
July 27, 2001
What the world doesn't need now is an homage to Bill Murray's 1979 summer-camp hit Meatballs.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
August 2, 2001
The laughs are scattershot.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 30, 2001
This movie strains so hard to be funny, it almost ruptures itself.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
June 28, 2002
This one won't have any studios reaching for their checkbooks to order another film. Very unfortunate.
September 20, 2001
This is an almost laughless bomb.
Full Review | Original Score: F
July 26, 2003
That whooshing sound you hear is the majority of the jokes in Wet Hot American Summer sailing right over my head.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 5, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
December 7, 2001
A putrid, insipid, morbidly unfunny comedy.
August 31, 2001
Not only do most of the jokes fall flat ... but they also quickly wear thin and soon become both irritating and annoying.
April 20, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 8, 2001
I strongly suggest forgoing Wet Hot American Summer. That scent of sex in the air? It's one limp, cold American odor.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
February 23, 2012
...has its moments, but considering the cast there should be far more of them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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