Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2003 1 Jan
J. Robert Parks (The Phantom Tollbooth) offers a summer movie preview this week, noting in dismay that, having already seen
The success of
David DiCerto (Catholic News Service) says, "The only thing this clunker succeeds at is making the original stinker look almost Shakespearean by comparison. The film relies on crude humor to conceal its overall lack of anything resembling comic wit, resorting to gross sight gags to elicit cheap, forced laughs."
Steven Isaac (Focus on the Family) says, "Sheer embarrassment over the thought of actually buying a ticket and walking into such a lamebrain movie should successfully keep most families shopping instead of watching. If that's not enough, foul language, sexual crudeness, rude insensitivity to mental challenges and a lesbian kiss should more than seal the deal."
Don Patton (Movieguide) says, "There's not much humor in this poorly done numbskull comedy. You can guess the plot in the first several minutes of the movie." He also warns viewers about the language, innuendo, crass humor, "and a politically correct message about homeschooling."