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Without a Paddle Reviews

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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
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
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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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
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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-
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
August 22, 2004
These guys get in way over their heads stuck in the wilderness. The characters are developed so the audience cares for the guys.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
August 20, 2004
Without a Paddle credibly defines the cheap satisfaction you can get from foolish summer distraction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
August 20, 2004
A successfully infantile new spin on Deliverance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

E! Online
August 20, 2004
Funny enough, but we've walked these trails before.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Tom Long
Detroit News
August 20, 2004
Without a Paddle can proudly take its place in the pantheon of perfectly likable stupid movies.
| Original Score: B-
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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
August 20, 2004
A consistently amusing, often hilarious outing with surprising heart.
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News
August 20, 2004
A pleasant end-of-summer diversion that won't insult your intelligence. Too much, anyway.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News
August 19, 2004
The movie does have funny moments, and there's a sweetness unusual in your standard stupid summer comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Kathy Cano Murillo
Arizona Republic
August 19, 2004
A guy film that chicks will dig, too.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine
August 19, 2004
Decent performances, slightly smart dumb humor and a dash of thirtysomething nostalgia puts Without a Paddle a notch above the movie you're probably expecting
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
August 17, 2004
A completely silly but surprisingly funny comedy ... and a real crowd-pleaser.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
August 17, 2004
This film has probably got the best action you'll ever see in a stupid comedy. Surprisingly refreshing.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Even a paddle can't keep this movie from sinking.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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
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Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
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December 30, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
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February 9, 2006

Georgia Straight
September 18, 2004
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 20, 2004

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Boston Phoenix
August 19, 2004
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August 19, 2004
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