What Planet Are You From? 2000

Critics score:
42 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Roger Ebert, At the Movies: If you're making a movie about a man who has a strange noise coming from his pants, you should cast an actor who looks different when it isn't. Read more

Susan Stark, Detroit News: Bottom line, this is American Pie for boys-will -be- boys in the fiftysomething age range. Read more

Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News: Consistently humorous, often downright funny. Read more

Elvis Mitchell, New York Times: This movie wants to be sweet and dark at the same time, but it is as distant as a planet's satellite. Read more

Gary Schwan, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The only eruption this movie evokes is a loud yawn. Read more

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times: Bogs down in weak dramaturgy about love and commitment. Read more

Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle: If you're expecting humor of the Sanders quality here, you won't get it, nor will you find that Shandling has a wide enough range as an actor. Read more

Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly: Bening, even in a formula role like this one, is so lovable she actually makes you believe that she'd melt the resolve of a technocratic space visitor. Read more

Globe and Mail: Read more

Peter Rainer, New York Magazine/Vulture: Read more

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James Berardinelli, ReelViews: It's amazing that a movie with so many sex jokes can turn out to be so unfunny. Read more

Stephanie Zacharek, Salon.com: The picture barely works as a silly adult sex farce, it isn't nearly freewheeling and naughty enough. Read more

Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle: A rather sweet fable about sincerity. Read more

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Todd McCarthy, Variety: Thirteen year-old boys would love the film if they could get into this R-rated picture. Read more

Dennis Lim, Village Voice: Read more