Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 16
  2. Negative: 2 out of 16
  1. Crooklyn is loud and raucous and occasionally cruel. The actors shout their dialogue, the kids trade insults and the movie has the strained, desperate-for-fun anxiety of a TV sitcom. [13 May 1994, p.C1]
  2. Reviewed by: Richard Schickel
    Our natural sympathy for the Carmichaels is sabotaged by crude and careless moviemaking.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Sep 26, 2011
    Touching at times, yes, funny, even more so, but ultimately boring, and when not boring, annoying. Actually the superb child actors and the great 70s soundtrack are the only things that make it worthwhile.
    Rather go for Do The Right Thing.
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