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Your Highness Reviews

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com
September 20, 2012
Director David Gordon Green and writers Danny McBride and Ben Best have put together a completely unfunny film filled to the brim with non-stop sexual references and other bits of lowbrow humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Alec Worley
SFX Magazine
December 22, 2011
There are glimmers of inspired comedy, but rather than explore the genre's stereotypes, the movie constantly falls back on smut.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
John Gholson
Cinematical
February 9, 2012
If Green wanted to make an awesome fantasy film, he should have, and if he wanted to make a great stoner comedy, well, he already did once.
Shaun Munro
What Culture
April 11, 2011
Far from the frat-boys-on-a-mission jaunt it should have been, Your Highness proves that a bad fantasy film with swearing and dick jokes is still a bad fantasy film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net
April 8, 2011
It's like early Saturday Night Live without any sense of wit or timing. That's probably all well and good for the group it's meant for, but no one else is going to take much out of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
Clem Bastow
The Vine
May 12, 2011
It's like going at the dragon with your scimitar but then rolling a 6 and accidentally cutting off your own leg.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix
May 13, 2011
Obviously the makers of Your Highness are competing with Zack Snyder in the race to see who can waste money fastest and in the most outrageous manner possible.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
April 7, 2011
A sword-and-sorcery spoof from the Pineapple Express crew that, like that ode to inhaling, isn't nearly as funny as it seems to think it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
April 8, 2011
While the chemistry between characters is impressive and the comic delivery spot-on, the jokes feel unoriginal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly
April 6, 2011
Your Highness isn't a serious fantasy epic, but it isn't much of a comedy, either.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture
April 12, 2011
People nowadays often do and say things that people in Medieval England did not do and say. Imagine if they had done and said them back then. And repeat.
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
January 12, 2013
Quite a comedown and a buzz kill, after "Pineapple Express."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Martin Tsai
Critic's Notebook
October 7, 2015
The best way to characterize the film is to call it juvenile, although one has to wonder what juvenile could dream up something this vile and deranged.
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire
April 24, 2011
If you go along with the silliness in the film and you'll have fun, but Your Highness is still very hit and miss.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Graham Young
Birmingham Post
April 13, 2011
What more could you want? Answer: a script!
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
April 8, 2011
The screenplay by Danny McBride is so hopeless, he didn't even write himself a good role, and he plays the lead.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
April 7, 2011
Considering the talent involved on both sides of the camera, audiences may be expecting more - a lot more.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Pete Hammond
Boxoffice Magazine
April 8, 2011
It fails so completely at its reach for lowness that you may find yourself crying out for Mel Brooks, Monty Python, hell even Cheech OR Chong to swoop in and save the thing. No such luck.
| Original Score: 0.5/5
Alex Zane
The Sun (UK)
April 14, 2011
Your Highness has been compared to such cinematic disasters as Meet The Spartans. It's far better than that but, the sad thing is, it could also have been so much more.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Clint O'Connor
Cleveland Plain Dealer
April 12, 2011
What if you wrote a comedy and nobody laughed?
Full Review | Original Score: C
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