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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 40
  2. Negative: 4 out of 40
  1. Reviewed by: Colin Kennedy
    80
    Goofy and easygoing, Starsky & Hutch is not exactly politically correct, but you'd be hard pushed to find a single mean frame.
  2. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    75
    There may be no crying need for this movie, but we could use the laughs.
  3. 70
    The movie's advertising tagline ("Starsky & Hutch — they're the Man") needs to be amended. The film belongs, completely and utterly, to Snoop Dogg.
  4. There's a surprising sweetness in the bond between the two cops. The gay subtext of the partnership is used for humour but it's never sniggering or mean.
  5. Wilson's shtick actually works better with Stiller than it did with either of his former partners, Jackie Chan and Eddie Murphy.
  6. Starsky & Hutch is less homage to an old cop show than a tribute to the people who made the movie--a circle pat on the back. And no obvious joke goes untouched.
  7. 10
    This tired old pile of garbage will hopefully be chased out of town soon.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 42
  2. Negative: 7 out of 42
  1. May 22, 2011
    10
    A cult classic..Owen and Ben make a good team.I just wish they would make a sequel.Its funny from beginning to end and I've watched it severalA cult classic..Owen and Ben make a good team.I just wish they would make a sequel.Its funny from beginning to end and I've watched it several times now. Expand
  2. Nov 14, 2014
    8
    A consistently funny film with its heart in the right place. Gently mocks the 1970's, also has a good turn by Snoop dog. Nice camero fromA consistently funny film with its heart in the right place. Gently mocks the 1970's, also has a good turn by Snoop dog. Nice camero from David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser. Expand
  3. Dec 21, 2011
    8
    Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson and even more style as Starsky and Hutch than the other movies they have been in together. Style, Humor, andBen Stiller and Owen Wilson and even more style as Starsky and Hutch than the other movies they have been in together. Style, Humor, and Teamwork are the keys of this fancy 1970s-styled cop comedy. Collapse

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