Metascore
40

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
  1. Likably stoopid, the latest from comedy troupe Broken Lizard (Super Troopers, Beerfest) mines plenty of jokes from eating out and being served.
  2. Reviewed by: Ethan Alter
    50
    The movie offers enough solid laughs to ensure a decent audience on DVD and cable. That audience could have been even larger, however, were the proceedings just a little smarter and a whole lot funnier.
  3. 50
    Funny more often than not. Worth checking out on video.
  4. Much of the film's humor hovers around crotch level. If jokes about mental illness, terminal disease and sex with orangutans sound funny to you, go for it.
  5. Has its share of funny moments. But it also has its share of tired ones, like the subplot involving the inadvertent swallowing of a ring.
  6. Reviewed by: Ronnie Scheib
    50
    It is the presence of Duncan as a Mike Tyson-esque, malaprop-spouting ex-champion that, at least momentarily, lifts the pic out of its mediocrity.
  7. The film is set in a celeb-owned Miami restaurant and many of the gags--exploding entrees, the swallowing of a diamond ring, on-the-job drunkenness--feel like leftovers.
  8. Reviewed by: Ethan Gilsdorf
    38
    When is a comedy not a comedy? When it’s not all that funny.
  9. You would think any movie with the word "salmon" in the title would have to be funny. Think again.
  10. Early on in The Slammin' Salmon, a customer sends back a plate of undercooked fish. I can't imagine a better metaphor for a movie that is named after a fish and that is as half-baked as this one is.
  11. Thirteen-year-old boys big enough to sneak into R-rated movies are presumably the prime audience for this witless comedy from the Broken Lizard troupe.
User Score
6.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Sep 25, 2013
    5
    Not as good as their previous work but still pretty solid. A few solid laughs through out and Michael Clark Duncan really steals the show in my opinion. Could have been better though. Full Review »