Waking Up in Reno 2002

Critics score:
13 / 100

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Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper: I like all four of the lead actors a lot and they manage to squeeze a few laughs out of the material, but they're treading water at best in this forgettable effort. Read more

Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune: A feature-length, R-rated, road-trip version of Mama's Family. Read more

J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader: Like Pabst Blue Ribbon, which the characters drink by the case, this bubba comedy about cheating spouses is good for a cheap buzz. Read more

Tom Keogh, Seattle Times: There's nothing remotely topical or sexy here. Read more

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: Every note rings false. Read more

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Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News: Oozes condescension from every pore. Read more

John Patterson, L.A. Weekly: Brady achieves the remarkable feat of squandering a topnotch foursome of actors ... by shoving them into every cliched white-trash situation imaginable. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Nothing in Waking Up in Reno ever inspired me to think of its inhabitants as anything more than markers in a screenplay. Read more

Todd McCarthy, Variety: A hillbilly romantic comedy in which the hillbillies show up but the romance and comedy never do. Read more