(1995)

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Metascore

Based on 13 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com
40
Variety
There are a few bursts of sheer, irresistible idiocy -- along the lines of "Wayne's World" or even "Pee-wee's Big Adventure"-- but not enough to sustain the more arid stretches.
25
USA Today
Sandler mugs through a back-to-school daze. [13 February 1995, p.D1]
25
Christian Science Monitor
Adam Sandler's creative songs and silly expressions on "Saturday Night Live" may have turned him into a celebrity, but this movie based solely on his antics doesn't work.
25
Entertainment Weekly
By the end, you feel like a drill sergeant-you want to wipe that stupid grin off Sandler's face.
25
Tedious, unfunny.
20
The film should have featured more absurd and nonsensical elements. Certainly the plot is ridiculous, and so completely illogical that to see it fall by the wayside in favor of some inspired lunacy would not have been a loss.
20
Empire
Okay, a couple of sniggers sneak out, but on the whole the effect is stone cold.
20
Director Tamra Davis and screenwriters Sandler and Tim Herlihy scatter the bad jokes like fertilizer. Nothing sprouts.
0
Time
One of the most execrable movies ever made. [6 March 1995, p.100]
0
A sorry excuse for a movie, and director Davis (CB4, Guncrazy) and star Sandler should be very embarrassed.

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