You Don't Mess With the Zohan Reviews

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November 17, 2011
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
The ideas and some of the individual bits in Zohan work, but the crudeness of the execution undermines the results.
August 15, 2008
Another sloppily concocted and naggingly non-controversial pretext for Sandler to pelvic thrust his way though a succession of increasingly wacky fish-out-of-water situations.
July 18, 2008
Zohan is both exponentially stranger than Larry and about twice as amusing.
June 16, 2008
This moviegoer has no trouble with lowbrow comedy. The problem with Zohan, however, is that it's like a kid who tells you a silly joke, gets a laugh, and immediately tells the same joke again.
August 26, 2018
The high-handed premise doesn't always work in Zohan but you have to admire the chutzpah in trying it.
January 2, 2018
Nothing about You Don't Mess With the Zohan is profound or profoundly classic; it's both wildly uneven and intermittently entertaining, mostly because it wants to fuse lowbrow comedy with a satiric punch.
July 29, 2015
It's perhaps not much of a schtick, but it's a cohesive schtick, with the sub-schticks of the entire cast well integrated in support and counterpoint.
November 4, 2013
As a remedy for the Mideast's woes, American pluralism might be slightly impractical; but as a premise for a summer comedy, it's real enough to be funny
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