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  • Summary: On the verge of a career-induced mental breakdown, and in complete fear of trigger-happy Mafia leader Fulvio Nesstra (Platt), undercover DEA agent Charlie Mayough (Neeson) seeks psychiatric help and finds himself relying on the support of an unstable therapy group and nurse Judy (Bullock) just to get through his work. (Hollywood Pictures) Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 20
  2. Negative: 8 out of 20
  1. 90
    One of the most subtle and inspired comedies you'll see this year.
  2. 70
    A smooth little comedy deserving of more studio support than it got.
  3. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    63
    The bathroom jokes in Gun Shy wear thin.
  4. Reviewed by: John Hartl
    40
    Neeson might as well have phoned this one in.
  5. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    38
    Can't stars attract better scripts than this?
  6. Blakeney's script contains more hackneyed dialogue and misfired jokes per minute than would seem possible, and the result embarrasses every actor in it.
  7. A half hour in and still, the plot, tone, and setting are incomprehensible.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4