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The Whole Nine Yards Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
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April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 10, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Director Jonathan Lynn keeps a loose rein on the nuttiness but never lets it get out of bounds and maintains the film's comic buoyancy throughout.
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
January 1, 2000
It's so plot heavy it never finds its nimble comic rhythm.
January 1, 2000
Another of those 'zany' romantic comedies starring a cheeseball star from a sitcom series.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
The movie relies far too much on killing off characters to tie up loose ends.
January 1, 2000
The Whole Nine Yards does not go the distance.
January 1, 2000
The more frenzied the action gets, the duller the film becomes.
Full Review | Original Score: D
January 1, 2000
Yards is underwhelming.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
It produces some laughs.
January 1, 2000
A movie that might have seemed amusing a couple of decades and four or five rewrites ago, but plays like an unsold sitcom in the post-Sopranos world.
January 1, 2000
The actors exhibit a surprising inconsistency of tone in their performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
January 1, 2000
It's laugh-out-loud, side-splitting funny.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
The Whole Nine Yards is a ragtag affair enlivened considerably by Willis' easygoing manner.
January 1, 2000
Lacks both the good acting and a screenplay.
January 1, 2000
Much of the film's 'charm' comes from the affection the characters have for each other.
January 1, 2000
The Whole Nine Yards ends up on the undernourished side.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
The picture also allows its female leads to show their considerable stuff.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Wacky and heartless.
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.
January 1, 2000
The Whole Nine Yards a bright crowd-pleaser with a clever script.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Almost everybody wants Matthew Perry dead in The Whole Nine Yards. This would be a good thing if it were to stop him from making more movies.
January 1, 2000
Director Jonathan Lynn keeps the comedy rolling smoothly.