Masterminds

Masterminds

Masterminds

Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis lead this bank heist comedy from the director of Napoleon Dynamite. Co-written by Eastbound & Down creators Danny McBride and Jody Hill.

2016Rating: M, Crude humour and violence94 minsUSA
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Masterminds / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Zach Galifianakis succeeds in making an already ridiculous crime even funnier in this caper comedy from the director of 'Napoleon Dynamite.'

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Time Out

Time Out

Hess dives deeply into the ass crack of suburban North Carolina, finding lowbrow caricature courtesy [sic] his two wonderfully shameless lead actors, Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The full-on goofiness is not reliably buoyant; this is an intermittently enjoyable but often choppy comic ride.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A tooth extraction without painkillers would have been far more enjoyable.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The movie has been on ice awaiting release for over a year, owing to the bankruptcy of its studio. But some of the jokes were moldy long before that happened. Masterminds owes us our two hours back.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

There's a certain subset of the population that may find Zach Galifianakis in a ridiculous hairdo the height of comedy. If you are in that segment, welcome.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Leads Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis bolster the hit-and-miss story with soulful goofiness.

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