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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 30 Ratings

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 13
  2. Negative: 8 out of 13
  1. 63
    As dumb spoofs go, The Comebacks isn't bad. It takes almost every sports movie of the last five years ("Field of Dreams," too) and blends them into a single slapdash comedy.
  2. Reviewed by: Stina Chyn
    50
    It’s mostly eighty-four minutes of puns, double entendres, and Freudian slips.
  3. 42
    Adhering to few solid comedic principles, The Comebacks swings wildly between lame movie references and slapstick, slightly less lame funny names (such as Aseel Tare, the running back who couldn't possibly be injured) and Airplane!-style spoof, and a few mildly amusing stabs at irony.
  4. 30
    Someone should tell these guys you can't score a touchdown throwing lateral passes.
  5. Reviewed by: Luke Y. Thompson
    30
    Isn’t as obnoxiously awful as, say, "Epic Movie"; it’s simply not funny in the least.
  6. Reviewed by: Matt Zoller Seitz
    30
    The movie’s low aspirations are depressing because its best gags are agreeably demented.
  7. Reviewed by: Gregory Kirschling
    0
    Probably the worst movie that's sludged across my professional eyeballs -- worse than "Daddy Day Camp," "Baby Geniuses 2," and "BloodRayne."

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 13
  3. Negative: 10 out of 13
  1. Dec 31, 2011
    10
    THIS IS THE BEST COMEDY MOVIE EVER TO COME FROM AMERICA. A TRUE GROSS OUT COMEDY VERY IMMATURE at times BUT IF LIKE ME YOU FIND THIS FUNNY ITTHIS IS THE BEST COMEDY MOVIE EVER TO COME FROM AMERICA. A TRUE GROSS OUT COMEDY VERY IMMATURE at times BUT IF LIKE ME YOU FIND THIS FUNNY IT THE PERFECT MOVIE one quote HES GOIN ALL THE WAY...TO MEXICO!A TRUE UNNDEATED CLASSIC Expand
  2. anonymousammo
    Oct 21, 2007
    8
    i expected a spoof so i wasn't disappointed. it was funny at parts and lame sometimes just what i anticipated. What made it worth it? i expected a spoof so i wasn't disappointed. it was funny at parts and lame sometimes just what i anticipated. What made it worth it? Jizminder (Noureen DeWulf) taking off her sari to reveal her in a bikini, seeing that well worth my 8 dollar ticket. Expand
  3. danielh.
    Jan 6, 2008
    7
    I don't no what you guys are talking about i was expecting it to be crap but i actually liked it. I don't regret going at all. I I don't no what you guys are talking about i was expecting it to be crap but i actually liked it. I don't regret going at all. I not people that saw it and they all liked it too. Collapse
  4. KentC.
    Jan 15, 2008
    1
    How many more parody movies are we going to have to see? After Scary Movie 3, these all went downhill, starting with the disaster known as How many more parody movies are we going to have to see? After Scary Movie 3, these all went downhill, starting with the disaster known as Date Movie. One can only hope that Meet The Spartans will be a tiny bit better Expand
  5. RobtW.
    Oct 20, 2007
    1
    Walked out of this movie. Only the second time in my life and I go to a lot of movies. This is not funny. It is painfully not funny. The Walked out of this movie. Only the second time in my life and I go to a lot of movies. This is not funny. It is painfully not funny. The "jokes" are cruel and crude and there is no point to this movie. This makes Epic and Scary IV look like award winners. Bad acting bad script and boring. Expand
  6. TamraW.
    Oct 19, 2007
    0
    I just wasted money on this movie. This movie should not be for kids under 18.I would not recommend this movie to anyone.Worst movie I have seen.
  7. Anonymous
    Jan 19, 2008
    0
    This is the equivalent of Hollywood pooing in a sock and calling it entertainment. I went to the movie, but I was the only one in the entire This is the equivalent of Hollywood pooing in a sock and calling it entertainment. I went to the movie, but I was the only one in the entire room. Tastelessly done, all this deserves and all it will ever get is a zero. Expand

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