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Generally favorable reviews- based on 33 Ratings

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  • Summary: Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Perry) is a nice dentist living in suburban Montreal. His new next door neighbor, Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski (Willis), is a hit man hiding out from a dangerous Chicago crime family. Despite their differences, Oz and Jimmy have one thing in common: someone's trying to kill them both. (Warner Bros.) Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 32
  2. Negative: 5 out of 32
  1. 75
    A subtle but unmistakable aura of jolliness sneaks from the screen.
  2. Reviewed by: Sean Means
    70
    A funny, frenetic and surprising comedy.
  3. 60
    Well-tuned wisecracks and clever plot twists.
  4. Reviewed by: David Edelstein
    50
    A second-rate but bearable black comedy.
  5. 50
    The film falls short; only Peet goes the whole nine yards.
  6. 40
    Goofy and surprisingly slow-moving.
  7. 16
    A witless, listless muck-up that sends you reeling from the theater with thoughts of suicide instead of a chipper grin.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
  1. Jul 10, 2014
    10
    Whole Nine Yards is a hilarious movie with terrific performances from a talented cast. Willis and Perry are
    perfectly fit in their roles. The
    movie has enough action and clever laughs to entertain any action-comedy
    fan, A+.
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  2. Jun 15, 2011
    10
    It is a great movie that I have now watched several times. I would recommend this movie to any of my friends any time. It will keep you watching with a twist aery corner. Expand
  3. Nov 26, 2012
    10
    Matthew Perry steal the show and Bruce Willis delliver the goods as usual in this very fun, and funny, comedy that was way too underrated in its day. Still a gem, and still a lot of fun. Check it out. Expand
  4. Feb 17, 2013
    8
    Really cool and unbelievably funny movie! Bruce Willis with an amazing performance, Matthew Perry with one of the best of his career and such a nice plot! What makes it so good: It's just different to other gangster comedies. Collapse

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