Stealing Harvard

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25

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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 40 Ratings

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  • Summary: A man (Lee) turns to a life of crime to pay for his niece's first year at Harvard College.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 25
  2. Negative: 18 out of 25
  1. While Stealing Harvard may be a chucklehead comedy, Lee is oddly touching and funny. Mostly because, unlike Green, he's not aggressively trying to make us laugh.
  2. New Times (L.A.)
    Reviewed by: Luke Y. Thompson
    50
    No one in a McCulloch movie is ever normal -- most of the humor comes from characters saying or doing the weirdest thing you could possibly come up with in any given circumstance, and if that kind of humor's your bag, there's frequently a lot to enjoy in the bizarre antics of Green and Jason Lee,
  3. Lee's understated performance is a small treat.
  4. Two idiots embark on a life of crime to help a deserving teenager attend Harvard in this lowbrow but generally sweet-natured comedy.
  5. It doesn't help that most of the jokes (like a rip-off of ''There's Something About Mary'''s dog-in-the-crotch bit) are themselves stolen.
  6. 25
    It has no edge, no hunger to be better than it is. It ambles pleasantly through its inanity, like a guest happy to be at a boring party.
  7. With all the wrong Stealing Harvard has done, it at least bestows one gift upon its audience: the gift of forgettableness.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
  1. Adi
    Nov 21, 2005
    9
    I found this film hilarious, tom green's got a bad reputation through alot of uptight critics, but i think his exentric stupidity is I found this film hilarious, tom green's got a bad reputation through alot of uptight critics, but i think his exentric stupidity is comedy bliss, a must buy, it'l make you cry with laughter. Expand
  2. JB
    Aug 11, 2006
    4
    There really is only one problem with this film: it's not funny. The jokes are lame and predictable, the acting is awful (with one or There really is only one problem with this film: it's not funny. The jokes are lame and predictable, the acting is awful (with one or two exceptions) and the effects are lackluster. Stay away. Collapse

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