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Bending the Rules (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  9 March 2012 (USA)
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A district attorney is determined to take down a corrupt New Orleans cop.

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A district attorney is determined to take down a corrupt New Orleans cop.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and a sexual reference | See all certifications »
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Oy vey
11 July 2015 | by (Edinbruhhh) – See all my reviews

Amazingly unfunny comedy with an amazing amount of unfunny jokes and amazingly terrible delivery by an amazingly unfunny cast.

I actually like Jamie Kennedy usually, thought he was hilarious in MALIBU'S MOST WANTED and I even enjoyed KICKIN IT OLD SCHOOL but here he doesn't even appear to try.

But I guess his role is not really supposed to be funny though, his role is meant to be the punchline of the joke.

Jamie plays a lawyer who's trying to nail a cop that likes to "bend the rules" and by doing that he get harassed and bullied by the whole police department almost on a organised level.

And that is supposed to be funny, but really really isn't (big surprise).

That's not all that it's about though of course, but the rest of the plot is so riddled with plot holes and other nonsense that it would be hard to even describe it.

It's a WWE movie so of course it stars a wrestler in the lead as the "bad cop" Jamie Kennedy's character is trying to nail, he's played by someone called Edge, he's not the worst wrestler to attempt at acting but he's miles away from being The Rock, and I mean comparing him to actual actors he's pretty crap.

Jennifer Esposito is just wasted talent in this one as well.

If you like your comedies humour free with plots that doesn't make sense and with a New Orleans blues-rock soundtrack then you might want to give it a go.

If not watch something else.


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