- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2002 1 Jan
And trouble is just what religious press critics found when they saw this film.
Michael Elliott (Movie Parables) calls it a "sexually crude and largely unfunny sequel." Lynn Nusser (Preview) says it's "even more vulgar than the original. Much of the humor is cruel and demeaning and draws little laughter from viewers." And
Steven Isaac explains: "Cruelty seems to be the only joke this broken-down follow-up has left. Anybody raving over this one needs therapy. It's a paint-by-numbers sequel that relies on puerile punch lines, vulgar language, and senseless violence to cover up fall-flat setups, comatose pacing, and a vanishing plot."
Phil Boatwright (Movie Reporter) writes, "Certainly, there are some bright moments, given its talented cast, but overall, the film is stale, redundant, obscene, and charmless."
Mainstream critics are not impressed either. Roger Ebert (