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Without a Paddle Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Even a paddle can't keep this movie from sinking.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
November 23, 2009
Shepard, Green and Lillard have good chemistry, and this bodes well considering there are three characters to play off each other rather than just two
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 12, 2009
Maybe the filmmakers should have called the picture Without a Laugh.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
May 15, 2007
Gets into the male bonding mode with a casual, instinctive flair that breathes more life into the Steven Brill comedy than it may actually merit.
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Russ Breimeier
Christianity Today
November 17, 2006
Without a Paddle is a sloppy effort, yet even a clichéd comedy could be fun if it actually delivered on laughs.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
April 14, 2005
A sloppy, lowest common denominator comedy
Full Review | Original Score: D
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
April 9, 2005
Average comedy, the acting is fine, but the script is pretty lame and it doesn't have a lot of good jokes.
Full Review | Original Score: C
April 4, 2005
'Una de esas películas intrascendentes, de las que da lo mismo que existan o no'
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal
February 7, 2005
The cast is pleasant, which is a reasonable adjective to describe the entire project.
| Original Score: C+
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
January 15, 2005
That said, the three leads are appealing enough so that the film remains watchable and the whole thing is almost worth seeing just for Seth Green's C-3PO impressions.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com
January 12, 2005
This is simply just another in a long line of lazy comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Ali Catterall
BBC.com
December 21, 2004
While striving for a bit of liberalism (ain't we City types the real stoopid ones) almost every scene then throws in the towel and falls back on a clutch of unfunny country-livin' clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Mike Ward
Richmond.com
September 22, 2004
Without a Paddle is two movies -- one good and one bad -- merged together into a cinematic hodgepodge of hilarity, originality, banality and absurdity.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
September 16, 2004
Looks like yet another gross-out farce, but it's actually a genuinely engaging comic adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
September 4, 2004
...one of the few surprises this summer.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
September 3, 2004
Imagine Deliverance re-delivered as a Gen-X comedy, co-starring a hungry bear, two dope-growing rednecks and a mad mountain man (Burt Reynolds).
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)
September 1, 2004
More enjoyable than we have any right to reasonably expect.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
August 29, 2004
The inconsistency in tone leaves Without a Paddle up a certain unnamed creek.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
August 28, 2004
... this isn't much of a stretch for the creator of the "Mighty Ducks" but at least it's a step in the right direction.
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly
August 27, 2004
Without has all the freshness of moldering Playboys stashed under a mattress, but it evokes what few boys-will-be-boys larks can: chumminess.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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