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The Whole Nine Yards Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Some very funny moments, but not for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
January 3, 2009
There are a number of genuinely clever twists and ideas that it's unfortunate that someone decided to muck it up with cheap slapstick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 6, 2004
Comes as close as a movie can to being a successful comedy without making it.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Matthew Perry acaba revelando-se um protagonista carismático e divertido.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
Features some of the best physical comedy in years, courtesy of Matthew Perry.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
February 14, 2002
Perry saves the day with his inspired fish-out-of-water silliness.
Full Review | Original Score: short
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Yards is underwhelming.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
The actors exhibit a surprising inconsistency of tone in their performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Andrew O'Hehir
January 1, 2000
Judging from the dull light that pervades every scene, The Whole Nine Yards wasn't just all shot in the same place, it was all shot on the same day.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A subtle but unmistakable aura of jolliness sneaks from the screen during The Whole Nine Yards.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Sean P. Means
January 1, 2000
It produces some laughs.
Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
A serviceable but ultimately forgettable crime comedy.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Though the comedy often goes flat, Peet busts loose in a terrific comic performance, while the icily beautiful Henstridge adds class.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
The more frenzied the action gets, the duller the film becomes.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
If Willis gives you the willies, just say no.
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The film's stand-out performance ... is by Peet.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
I would crawl the whole nine yards over broken glass to get away from ever having to see this picture again.
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
The Whole Nine Yards a bright crowd-pleaser with a clever script.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
The picture also allows its female leads to show their considerable stuff.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
It's like one of those late Blake Edwards comedies in which very little is working, but you have to admire the attempt at some physical humor.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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