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  • Summary: Thorny, Rabbit, Mac, and Foster are Vermont State Troopers stationed in the boonies on the Canadian border. When they find out that the state has targeted their low-volume station for a potential budget cut, the guys attempt to straighten up their act but find it's not so easy to change their brazen ways. (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 24
  2. Negative: 3 out of 24
  1. There's a thin line between smart-stupid and just plain stupid, and Super Troopers walks it with ease.
  2. The cast, collectively a successful example of the lovable-loser protagonist, shows deft comic timing, particularly Chandrasekhar, who wrings laughs just by his reaction to the locals' racist remarks.
  3. Reviewed by: Nick A. Zaino III
    63
    Broken Lizard has a way to go to match the absurdity and conceptual genius of Monty Python or Kids in the Hall, but Super Troopers has promising moments of oddity.
  4. The best thing about the movie is its personable, amusing cast, all members of the five-man comedy troupe Broken Lizard. There's a chemistry among them, which obviously comes from having been together as comedians at Colgate University.
  5. Reviewed by: Jason Anderson
    50
    When Farva sees O'Hagan in civilian wear -- a denim jacket and blue jeans -- he asks his boss, "Where'd you get the Canadian tuxedo?" Such moments may not be as exciting as the sight of Homer Simpson at the CN Tower, but they'll do.
  6. The exceedingly silly Super Troopers is an earnest, mostly funny spoof.
  7. Bad and tasteless. You laugh neither with it nor at it but rather sit counting the minutes while the movie laughs, for no good reason, at itself.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 55 out of 67
  2. Negative: 11 out of 67
  1. ChristopherS.
    Jan 27, 2006
    10
    Super Troopers gets funnier every time I watch it. Like a drug, it becomes addictive after repeated viewings. With every viewing I find something new to laugh at. Expand
  2. jonjon
    Dec 30, 2006
    10
    Non-stop laughing
  3. TS
    Jun 22, 2010
    10
    Hilarious.
  4. Feb 4, 2012
    8
    Its not a perfect comedy but it was still pretty good. A lot of funny moments through out the film and solid acting by the cast as well. It does get a little repetitive and stale at times but its still holds up well from begining to end. Well worth the watch imo. Expand
  5. Oct 3, 2013
    7
    The absurdity and deranged sense of humor of the Broken Lizard guys makes for very original movies and Super Trooper is their crowning achievement. The movie as a whole is somewhat mediocre and, similar to Half Baked and other cult classic comedies, it's more of a compilation of funny scenes thrown together to form a weak plot. In this case, a unit of mediocre highway troopers pulls various stunts while haphazardly attempting to save their jobs. Throw in a rival cop force, German nymphomaniacs, and drug using teenagers and you have some opportunities for laugh-out-loud moments, which is really what these movies are designed to do. Obviously they're not for everyone but if you don't take yourself too seriously and don't mind crude and profane humor, you'll enjoy this movie. Expand
  6. Dec 20, 2011
    6
    Super Troopers is one of your weaker mature comedies, it has a poorly written plot and way to many jokes referring to sex and the male genital, but it manages to get some laughs in, but with so many better and smarter options out there I wouldn't blame you if you passed on this one. Expand
  7. Jun 30, 2013
    0
    Oh my god, this movie..... this movie man.... its soooo BAD. SO unfunny. Its actually really sad. I was crying for the last 50mins because it was so boring. I could not even go asleep. I just had to watch how bad some movies can actually be, to appreciate the rest. Expand

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