Mixed or average reviews- based on 28 Ratings
May 24, 2013The plot of Envy revolves around the invention of a miracle spray that instantly makes dog poop disappear, not the most sophisticated of scenarios I grant you but some of the great comic movies of recent times have been conceived from less, just look at Wayne's World or Zoolander for examples of that.
A look a cast list that includes comic talents such as Amy Poehler, Jack Black and Ben Stiller as well as the gorgeous Rachel Weisz would in fact suggest that it would be difficult to make an unfunny movie regardless of plot. Unfortunately, against all the odds, that is exactly what Oscar winning director Barry Levinson has managed to create. To be far to Levinson most of the blame lays solely with the script which is unfocused and uneven making it difficult, even for a cast as talented as that on show, to derive much humour from. Not even an appearance from the ever reliable Christopher Walken can save Envy from being close to a complete mess.… Full Review »
Jan 26, 2011Jack Balck and Stiller play well of each other in this comedy that deals with just what the title proclaims...Envy. It isn't either actors finest work but it does have a few laughs and more than enough chuckles to make it a comedy that Stiller and Black fans will be able to appreciate. If you already know you don't like either actor avoid it, but if you are a fan than Envy will give you enough of what you are looking for to enjoy the show.… Full Review »
MatthewR.Jun 28, 2006The people that rate these movies have nothing better to do! This movie is way better than all those idiotic "gangsta movies."