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The Comebacks

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The Comebacks

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
91 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/19/07
performer:
David Koechner, Carl Weathers, Melora Hardin
director:
Tom Brady
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
68022, 63362
genre:
Comedy, Sports

We gave it an F

In the three years I’ve been reviewing B-fare for EW, I’ve seen horrors, but The Comebacks is probably the worst movie that’s sludged across my professional eyeballs — worse than Daddy Day Camp, Baby Geniuses 2, and BloodRayne. Setting his leading-man career back by 100 yards, Anchorman‘s David Koechner plays the coach of a loser gridiron gang in a painfully dumb and laughless send-up of sports-movie clichés that highlights only how atrocious everybody here is at sending up sports-movie clichés. F

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