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  • Summary: National Lampoon breaks new comedic ground as it explores the misadventures of two completely incompetent con men who, in desperation, turn their attention to the art of gold digging. (Voyage Entertainment)
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 14 out of 14
  1. 30
    Originally titled Lady Killers, this rancid, underlit B-movie aspires to little more than cheap laughs eked out of the discomfort and queasiness Owen and Friedle feel over sexually servicing assertive, kinky old women.
  2. Reviewed by: Robert Dominguez
    It all makes Nat Lamp's recent "Van Wilder" look like an instant classic.
  3. Reviewed by: Achy Obejas
    For the most part, The Gold Diggers is not even chuckle-producing. At best, it might warm a cockle or two or provoke a bit of a smile.
  4. Reviewed by: Justin Chang
    By turns pointless and pointlessly mean-spirited.
  5. 0
    Nothing's quite so painful as failed comedy, and this atrocity is equivalent to a compound fracture.
  6. Reviewed by: Peter Hartlaub
    A movie so filled with contemptible, ugly and unfunny characters that it is physically difficult to watch.
  7. 0
    Certainly the most painfully unfunny of the countless bad movies that have licensed the name of the long-defunct humor magazine.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 16
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 16
  3. Negative: 8 out of 16
  1. RogerE.
    Feb 12, 2006
    Soul-touching. Thumbs up. Hands down, the greatest film of the year: don't miss under any circumstances.
  2. merklek
    Nov 21, 2007
    Highly original and entertaining.
  3. TadB
    Dec 5, 2009
    A truly insightful, hilarious romp that will no doubt bring tears of laughter and joy to the whole family. The scenes involving the young actors sexually engaging with old ladies brought particular glee to all who had the pleasure of viewing this fun holiday family treat. If you only see one comedy this year, make it this one! Well done everyone! Expand
  4. Jul 26, 2011
    This was one of the top worst movies ever made. I can't believe this even made it to the theaters. It was not funny, had no point or plot. Its a waste of time, and not just mine - who ever thought of going through with producing this. Collapse

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