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The Whole Nine Yards

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The Whole Nine Yards

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
Wide Release Date:
02/18/00
performer:
Matthew Perry, Bruce Willis, Rosanna Arquette, Michael Clarke Duncan, Amanda Peet
director:
Jonathan Lynn
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Mitchell Kapner
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C-

Nobody does nervous dyspepsia like Perry — thank goodness. As a brittle dentist in The Whole Nine Yards, he finds himself perpetually nauseated at the carnage triggered by the arrival of a contract killer (a sedate Willis) into his colorless suburban existence. Director Jonathan Lynn (My Cousin Vinny) is under the mistaken impression that nothing is funnier than watching Perry jerk himself through a scene — except maybe watching him vomit. C-

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